Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Virginia Beach submarket is going through 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.
Compared to the rest of the Virginia Beach market, the Virginia Beach region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 117 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Virginia Beach are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,810 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.