On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rhode Island submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 228 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 49% of the listings in the Rhode Island 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 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 2,200 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1950 and are Class B.