Most listings are 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 $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% 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 depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 74 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,200 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1945 and are Class A.