On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Washington region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 50 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces in the Washington are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,110 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Washington occupants. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.