Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Laurel submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 180% of the office spaces in the Laurel are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,500 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class B.