The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Washington submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 963 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the office spaces in the Washington are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,340 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class A.