Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Laurel region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been listed, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the available space in the Laurel are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,940 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1990 and are Class B.