The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Washington region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 70% of the available leases in the Washington are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,740 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Washington residents. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.