The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Towson region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Towson submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,700 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1977 and are Class B.