Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The James City County region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 39% of the listings in the James City County 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,040 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2000 and are Class A.