Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Richmond region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $11 per sqft per year. That's a 40% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,700 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class B.