On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Buffalo submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Buffalo market, the Buffalo region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 74 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 82% of the office spaces in the Buffalo are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1940 and are Class A.