On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Lake Arbor submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Lake Arbor region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,190 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.