Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Ballenger Creek submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 55% of the listings in the Ballenger Creek are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,300 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1996 and are Class A.