Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Alexandria region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Alexandria submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 136% of the office spaces in the Alexandria are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,520 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.