Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Alexandria West region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Alexandria West region has higher 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 listed, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 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 area. 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.