The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lorton region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $6 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Lorton submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. 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.
Even though the median size is 2,750 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.