On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Norfolk submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 69 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 87% of the available leases in the Norfolk are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1979 and are Class A.