Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Idylwood region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 167% of the available space in the Idylwood 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.
Even though the median size is 15,500 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 11 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class C.