The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lake Arbor submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Lake Arbor submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,270 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.