On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Virginia region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 16% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1685 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Virginia are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.