The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Newport News County submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 35 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 120% of the listings in the Newport News County 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 1,620 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class B.