Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Fredericksburg submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 4% of the listings in the Fredericksburg 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,960 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1974 and are Class B.