Compared to the rest of the Buffalo market, the Central Buffalo submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 10% of the available leases in the Central Buffalo 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 9,710 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 5 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class B.
This market is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Central Buffalo work from home. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.