On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Erie County region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 86 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the listings in the Erie County are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,010 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1973 and are Class A.