The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Del Ray region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $57 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Del Ray region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 590 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 12 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Del Ray residents. Commuting close to 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.