The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Sterling submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $33 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Sterling region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have come on the market, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About Inf% of the available leases in the Sterling 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,180 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1991 and are Class A.