The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The East Providence region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the East Providence region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 38% of the available leases in the East Providence are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 500 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1960 and are Class B.