Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The James City County region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 4% of the listings in the James City 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 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.