The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Albany submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 59 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,870 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1979 and are Class A.