Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Arlington region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 61 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 16% of the listings in the Arlington are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 3,370 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 11 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.