The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Franconia region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $48 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Franconia submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 25,460 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2002 and are Class A.