Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Alexandria West submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $35 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Alexandria West submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 700% of the available space in the Alexandria West are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,750 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Alexandria West work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.