The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Alexandria region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $42 per sqft per year.
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 147% of the listings in the Alexandria are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.