On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lancaster submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Lancaster region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 56% of the office spaces in the Lancaster 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,380 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.