Most listings are in the $50's per square foot per year. The Northwest Washington submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 75 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available leases in the Northwest Washington are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,580 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 10 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1974 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northwest Washington occupants. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.