The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rochester submarket is experiencing 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, 54 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Rochester are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,220 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.