The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Frederick submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Frederick submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 65 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 43% of the office spaces in the Frederick 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,570 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.