On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Idylwood submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $32 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Idylwood submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are going fast. 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 900 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 11 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class C.