Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Central Buffalo submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $24 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 11% of the available leases in the Central Buffalo are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 9,710 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 5 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Central Buffalo work from home. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.