Most listings are in the $50's per square foot per year. The Washington D.C region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $59 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Washington D.C region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 89 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 197% of the available leases in the Washington D.C are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 3,840 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 10 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1972 and are Class A.