Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rochester region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 54 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Rochester are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,220 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class B.