The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The East Shore region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $16 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the New York City market, the East Shore submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About Inf% of the available leases in the East Shore are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1958 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of East Shore work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.