The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Newport County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $14 per sqft per year. That's a 38% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 59 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 800 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 0 and are Class Class B.