Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Schenectady submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $14 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been listed, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 167% of the available space in the Schenectady 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 12,440 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.