On average, listings lease in the $0's per square foot per year. The Dupont Circle region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $79 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 11 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1970 and are Class A.
This market 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 folk. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.