Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Columbia Heights region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $16 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 25% of the office spaces in the Columbia Heights 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,650 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class C.