The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Albany region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1950 and are Class B.