The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Syracuse region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $17 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 7% of the listings in the Syracuse are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1962 and are Class B.