The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Masten region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $16 per sqft per year. That's a 46% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Buffalo market, the Masten region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,650 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1945 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Masten occupants. Commuting around 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.