Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Merrifield submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Merrifield region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,750 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 6 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.