On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Southern Gateway region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $20 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Southern Gateway region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 700% of the office spaces in the Southern Gateway 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,210 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2005 and are Class A.