On average, listings lease in the $50's per square foot per year. The Arlington County region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 68 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 150% of the listings in the Arlington County 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,590 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 11 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.