Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Norfolk submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available space in the Downtown Norfolk 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,310 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 9 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class A.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Downtown Norfolk work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.