The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Silver Spring region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $23 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,300 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2005 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Silver Spring occupants. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.