Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Cranston region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Boston market, the Cranston submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been made available, which means listings 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,930 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1955 and are Class Class A.