The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Schenectady region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 15% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. 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.
Even though the median size is 3,910 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.