On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Rochester submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 13% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Rochester market, the Rochester region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are going fast. 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 2,300 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1950 and are Class B.