The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Southern Gateway submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Southern Gateway submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,960 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1990 and are Class A.