The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Ithaca region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $50 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 110 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 12 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1945 and are Class A.