Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Downtown Manassas region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the available space in the Downtown Manassas 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,090 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Manassas folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.