Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Lake Arbor submarket is going through a an increase 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 Lake Arbor submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 46% of the available space in the Lake Arbor 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,940 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.