On average, listings lease in the $0's per square foot per year. The Lafayette Park region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $29 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1941 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Most of the folk of Lafayette Park work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.