The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chesapeake submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 2,540 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1990 and are Class B.