The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Bethesda submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 49% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the North Bethesda region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 80 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the North Bethesda are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 5,148 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class A.