Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Gaithersburg submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been posted online, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 125% of the office spaces in the Gaithersburg are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,910 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class B.