On average, listings lease in the $50's per square foot per year. The Tompkins County submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $50 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means leases 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 720 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 12 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2002 and are Class A.