The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Chillum submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $27 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Chillum region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About Inf% of the listings in the Chillum 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,410 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class C.