Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The James City County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 4% of the office spaces in the James City County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class A.