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 submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,090 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class C.