The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The James City County submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,610 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class A.