On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Rensselaer County submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 12,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1957 and are Class A.