The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Merrifield submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $31 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Merrifield submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 58% of the available leases in the Merrifield are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,630 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.