Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chillum region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $27 per sqft per year.
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 region.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been made available, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About NaN% of the available leases in the Chillum are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, 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 market were built in 1986 and are Class C.