On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Sterling submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $33 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Sterling submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been listed, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About Inf% of the available space in the Sterling 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 5,180 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1991 and are Class A.