The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Virginia submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 524 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the North Virginia are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,830 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.