The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Alexandria submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Alexandria region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Alexandria are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,620 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.