On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Dutchess County region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have been listed, which means new listings 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,440 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1977 and are Class A.