The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Albany County region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 120 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Albany County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,660 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class A.