The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Elmira submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $20 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means office spaces are probably 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 33,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market were built in 1975 and are Class B.