On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Alexandria region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Alexandria submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 112 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 3,850 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class B.