Most listings are in the $70's per square foot per year. The Dupont Circle region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 74% of the listings in the Dupont Circle 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 4,800 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 10 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Dupont Circle occupants. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.