The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Washington D.C. submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1195 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 106% of the available leases in the Washington D.C. are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,810 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.