The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Potomac submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $39 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Potomac submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 300% of the available space in the Potomac are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,610 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.