Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Alexandria region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $7 per sqft per year. That's a 18% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Alexandria submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 151 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Alexandria 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,282 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 5 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class B.