The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Newport News region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 35 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,210 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.