The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The McNair submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the McNair submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 800% of the available leases in the McNair 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 27,920 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 5 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class A.