Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Chillum region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About Inf% of the available space in the Chillum 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,410 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class C.