Most listings are in the $60's per square foot per year. The Dupont Circle region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 1% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available space in the Dupont Circle 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,930 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 11 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class A.
This market is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Dupont Circle occupants. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.