On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Rensselaer County submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,840 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1957 and are Class B.