Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The St. Charles submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the St. Charles submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been listed, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,900 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst St. Charles occupants. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.