On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Newport County submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 88 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the available space in the Newport County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 12,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1870 and are Class B.