On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Providence region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About Inf% of the office spaces in the Providence are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,650 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories.