On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Chesapeake County submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 52 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Chesapeake County are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,730 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class B.