On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Erie County region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 268 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Erie County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,280 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1973 and are Class A.