Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Tompkins County submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 200% of the office spaces in the Tompkins County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,780 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 12 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.