Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Laurel Lakes submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $17 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Laurel Lakes region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the listings in the Laurel Lakes 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 6,430 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Laurel Lakes folk. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.