Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Richmond region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 150% of the office spaces in the Richmond 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,020 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 and are Class B.