Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Newport News County submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 35 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,190 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class B.