Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Manassas submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 37% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Downtown Manassas submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been made available, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 25% of the available leases in the Downtown Manassas are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 4,550 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Manassas folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.