The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Howard County region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $26 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Howard County region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 98 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 109% of the office spaces in the Howard County 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,080 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.