Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Idylwood region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $32 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Idylwood region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. 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 900 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 11 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class C.