Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lake Arbor submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Lake Arbor region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means office spaces most likley are 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.
Even though the median size is 3,270 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.