Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Germantown submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 150% of the available space in the Germantown 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.
Even though the median size is 3,930 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2002 and are Class B.