The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Buffalo submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 46% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means leases 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 1,180 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.