On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Syracuse submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $5 per sqft per year. That's a 29% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 81 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Syracuse are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,990 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1960 and are Class B.