The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chantilly submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Chantilly submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available space in the Chantilly are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1997 and are Class A.