On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Newport County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $12 per sqft per year. That's a 40% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 88 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the available space in the Newport County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 12,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1870 and are Class B.