The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Fair Oaks region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $11 per sqft per year. That's a 35% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Fair Oaks submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the office spaces in the Fair Oaks are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,640 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 5 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class A.