Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Laurel submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 32 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the office spaces in the Laurel are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,951 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.