The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Northwest Washington region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 75 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 7% of the available space in the Northwest Washington 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 3,580 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 10 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1974 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northwest Washington occupants. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.