Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Newport News region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,210 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.