On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Erie County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1351 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 11% of the available space in the Erie County are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1972 and are Class A.