The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rhode Island region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 228 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 2,400 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1941 and are Class B.