The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Alexandria region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Alexandria region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 68 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 2,240 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 5 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class B.