The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Anne Arundel County submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Anne Arundel County submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 78 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Anne Arundel County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,500 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.