On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Lake Arbor submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Lake Arbor submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,630 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.