Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Laurel submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 310% of the available leases in the Laurel 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 posted, 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 buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class B.