Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Gaithersburg submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 95% of the office spaces in the Gaithersburg are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,370 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.