Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Bethesda submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $14 per sqft per year. That's a 54% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the North Bethesda region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 6,470 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class A.