The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lorton region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Lorton submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,750 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.