Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Old Courthouse region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Old Courthouse region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 56% of the available space in the Old Courthouse 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,030 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 7 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Health care is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Old Courthouse folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.