Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Laurel submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $5 per sqft per year. That's a 29% rise in rent.
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 region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been listed, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class B.