The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Virginia Beach County region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 117 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Virginia Beach County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,810 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class B.