The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lancaster region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 28% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Lancaster region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,380 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.