Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Richmond region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Richmond market, the Richmond submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 68 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 85% of the available leases in the Richmond are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,220 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1954 and are Class B.