The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The Herndon region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $29 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably 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 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.