Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Fair Oaks region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have come on the market, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 17% of the available leases in the Fair Oaks 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,965 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 5 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.