The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Rensselaer County submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,830 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1957 and are Class B.