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962 Commercial Real Estate Listings in Washington, DC

  • Aerospace Center - Washington
    370 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $39.5 - $48/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 377,168 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 38,954 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1988
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  • 901 New York Avenue NW - Washington
    901 New York Avenue NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $45 - $67/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 507,150 Sqft
    Availability
    • 8 Spaces
    • 146,681 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2004
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  • 400 Virginia Avenue SW - Washington
    400 Virginia Avenue SW, Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $35 - $48/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 219,218 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 28,800 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1985
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  • 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW - Washington
    1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Penn Quarter, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 713,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 66,257 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1986
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  • Franklin Tower - Washington
    1401 Eye Street NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $69 - $73/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 226,530 Sqft
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 26,974 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1965
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  • The Willard Office Building - Washington
    1455 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Penn Quarter, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $62 - $78.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 243,457 Sqft
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 18,724 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1986
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  • 700 6th Street - Washington
    700 Sixth Street NW, Penn Quarter, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $65/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 300,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 26,632 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2009
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  • Flour Mill Office Bldg - Washington
    1000 Potomac St NW, Georgetown, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $44 - $53/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 124,132 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 19,344 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1980
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  • The Demonet Building - Washington
    1155 Connecticut Avenue NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $55 - $57/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 115,412 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 8,000 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1984
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  • 600 13th Street NW - Washington
    600 13th Street NW, Penn Quarter, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 228,585 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 33,204 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1997
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  • Indiana Plaza - Washington
    625 Indiana Avenue NW, Penn Quarter, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $28/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 155,747 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 7,400 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1989
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  • Roosevelt Tower - Washington
    1903 L Street Northwest, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $42 - $65/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 132,744 Sqft
    Availability
    • 10 Spaces
    • 29,882 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1993
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  • 1427 H St NE - Washington
    1427 H St NE, H Street Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $2,500 - $8,500/Month
    Property
    • Restaurant
    • 7,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 5,300 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1850
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  • Union Center Plaza South Building - Washington
    899 North Capitol Street NE, Near Northeast, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $52/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 291,306 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 43,879 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1969
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  • 10 G Street NE - Washington
    10 G Street NE, Near Northeast, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $45 - $49/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 258,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 122,227 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1997
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  • 1638 R Street Northwest - Washington
    1638 R Street Northwest, Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $1,995 - $19,950/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 22,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 9,692 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1915
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  • 1255 23rd Street NW - Washington
    1255 23rd Street NW, West End Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 342,243 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 55,512 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1983
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  • 1111 19th Street NW - Washington
    1111 19th Street NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $57/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 252,102 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 9,648 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1979
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  • 1800 M Street NW - Washington
    1800 M Street NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 585,545 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 28,145 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1975
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  • Georgetown Building - Washington
    2233 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Glover Park, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $36 - $39/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 124,052 Sqft
    Availability
    • 7 Spaces
    • 30,796 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1964
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  • The Westory & The Expansion - Washington
    607 14th Street NW, Penn Quarter, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 241,713 Sqft
    Availability
    • 7 Spaces
    • 30,989 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1990
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  • Two Lafayette Centre - Washington
    1133 21st Street NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $50 - $54/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 130,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 26,119 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1985
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  • 601 New Jersey Avenue - Washington
    601 New Jersey Avenue NW, Judiciary Square, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 260,650 Sqft
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 27,494 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2002
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  • 1900 M Street NW - Washington
    1900 M Street NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $45/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 110,662 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 7,153 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1975
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  • 1801 L Street NW - Washington
    1801 L Street NW, Downtown Washington, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $45/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 206,632 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 60,454 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1988
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  • 3333 Connecticut Ave NW - Washington
    3333 Connecticut Ave NW, Cleveland Park, Washington, DC
    For Lease
    • $3,500/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 11,977 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,740 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1930
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Washington, DC Commercial Real Estate

There are currently 896 commercial listings available in Washington, DC. These listings include 2,347 commercial spaces that encompass a total of 41,061,425 square feet. Available commercial spaces in Washington, DC range in size from 38 square feet to 18,006,500 square feet. A total of 354 off-market commercial properties located in Washington, DC are also available for research.

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Washington, D.C. Economic Overview

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Located between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. (also known as D.C., Washington or The District) is the capital of the United States. The District itself is home to 680,000 people. However, when you add the total number of people living in the Washington Metropolitan Area - which includes The District, Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia - you have the 9th largest urban center in the U.S., with over six million residents.

While government is responsible for about one third of the economy, there is an ever-growing number of professional and business service jobs. Investors from around the world are attracted to the Washington, D.C. commercial market because of its general stability and predictable long-term performance.

The Washington Metropolitan Area is the sixth-largest metropolitan economy in the U.S., with an annual gross product of $435 billion. The Metro Area has the country's most educated workforce, and the unemployment rate is the second-lowest in the nation, coming in at barely 6.2%. Investors are drawn to the Washington commercial real estate market because of the strong presence of the federal government, making the market virtually immune to any economic downturn. Numerous organizations serving the federal government are headquartered in the Washington MSA, and The District has a consistently growing number of businesses not directly related to government, such as education, finance, public policy and scientific research.

Washington, D.C. Commercial Real Estate Market

While the federal government accounts for 29% of the commercial activity in Washington, the DC MSA is also home to 18 Fortune 500 companies and receives significant amounts of international direct investment from the United Kingdom, Canada and Western Europe. Countries with the most companies operating in Washington include Japan, India, Israel and South Korea. Add to this the ever-increasing number of non-government related business operating in the energy, aerospace, defense, security, intelligence, biotech, information and communications technologies industries and it's easy to understand why the demand for commercial real estate in Washington remains strong year after year.

Washington boasts both the highest real income and the highest discretionary spending power of any major U.S. metro area. The retail market in The District is a prime reflection of that. Retail space in D.C. tops 280 million square feet, with the submarkets of Georgetown and East End/Penn Quarter booking full service annualized rents per square foot of $170 and $210 respectively. 

The office market in the Washington Metropolitan Area is the third-largest in the U.S., just behind New York City and Chicago, with over 360 million square feet of office space. Within The District, the submarkets with the greatest amount of office space are East End, with over 47 million square feet, and the D.C. Central Business District, with just over 44 million square feet. Absorption in these top two submarkets remains positive and, as pf mid-2017, there is a combined three million square feet of new product coming online in the near future.

There is nearly 200 million square feet of industrial space in Washington, located mainly along the I-95 north-south corridor, the Capital Beltway, the I-270, the I-81 corridor and also near Dulles International Airport. CAP rates, rents, absorption and vacancy rates all continue to inch upward. Roughly 3.8 million square feet of investment quality product has hit the market over the last couple of years and, as of mid-2017, approximately 2.5 million square feet are in the development pipeline.

Washington, DC Office Sales Volume

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF, which sold at over $5M.

Washington, DC Office Transactions

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF, which sold at over $5M.

Washington, DC Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 149,535,392 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 8,497,421 SF / 5.68% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 108,004,451 SF / 72.23% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 27,206,632 SF / 18.19% of total office
  • > 1M SF: 5,826,888 SF / 3.9% of total office

By class:

  • Class A+: 16,137,895 SF / 10.79% of total office
  • Class A: 81,005,124 SF / 54.17% of total office
  • Class B: 35,747,874 SF / 23.91% of total office
  • Class C: 436,792 SF / 0.29% of total office

Industrial

Total: 2,478,339 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 816,275 SF / 32.94% of total industrial
  • 100k to 500k SF: 1,662,064 SF / 67.06% of total industrial

By class:

  • Class A: 271,521 SF / 10.96% of total industrial
  • Class B: 1,959,559 SF / 79.07% of total industrial
  • Class C: 247,259 SF / 9.98% of total industrial

Office Spaces with Retail

Total: 3,589,946 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 913,152 SF / 25.44% of total office with retail
  • 100k to 500k SF: 2,676,794 SF / 74.56% of total office with retail

Employment in Washington, D.C.

Employment

At 6.2%, the Washington Metropolitan Area has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the entire country, along with the best educated workforce. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Washington has the highest per capita income in the country at $75,596, which is over 50% higher than the national average.

While the federal government remains the largest employer in Washington, the economy is becoming increasingly diversified, with job growth generated from industries like professional and business services, energy, aerospace, security and intelligence, technology, biotech, healthcare, education, public policy and scientific and medical research. The tourism industry holds the #2 position for employment in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Excluding the federal government, the top 10 Washington employers are:

  • MedStar Health, with 16,500 employees
  • INOVA Health, with 15,000
  • Marriott International, with 15,300 employees
  • University of Maryland, with 14,000
  • Booze Allen Hamilton Consulting, with 11,000 employees
  • Verizon Communications, with 11,000
  • Giant Food groceries, with 10,600 employees
  • Safeway groceries, with 9,000
  • Lockheed Martin Corp., with 9,000 employees
  • Deloitte professional services and accounting, with 8,000

The District's population and job growth is forecasted to continue increasing for decades to come and both national institutional and international investors will be attracted by the region's demand for retail, office and industrial space in Washington.

Education in Washington, D.C.

Washington holds claim to the best educated workforce in the U.S. Private colleges and universities in The District include American University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and medical research institutions such as Washington Hospital Center, Children's National Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.

The District of Columbia Public Schools operates 123 public schools in the city and has recently begun incorporating the use of private education firms to aid in the development of educational infrastructure and materials.

Commuting Time in Washington, D.C.

Although locals will say that commute times are much worse than this, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average commute time in Washington is a little over 32 minutes each way, making Washington's commute time the second-worst in the U.S. It takes mass transit users almost 50 minutes each way to commute, but at least they have the advantage of being able to get some work done along the way. Over 37% of the workforce uses some type of mass transit daily, making it the second-highest use rate in the country.

  • There are over 1,500 miles of streets, parkways and avenues in Washington, but no freeway goes through The District, leaving commuters to rely on surface streets.
  • The Washington Metro rapid transit system, the Metrobus and the DC Circulator bus system all connect The District with the suburbs. The Metro is the second-busiest rapid transit system in the U.S. and serves over 1 million riders each weekday.
  • The Washington Metropolitan Area is served by three airports: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport handles mainly domestic flights, Washington Dulles International Airport receives mainly international flights, with additional air traffic handled by Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Washington Demographics

Population

  • Total Population692,683
  • Male Population(47.4 %) 328,644
  • Female Population(52.6 %) 364,039
  • Median Age34.00

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$127,896
  • Median Household Income$86,420
  • Median Income Under 25$39,391
  • Median Income 25-44$101,513
  • Median Income 45-64$89,041
  • Median Income Over 65$56,953

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