The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Albany region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 3,700 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class A.