The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Howard County region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Howard County submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 156 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the Howard County are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 3,640 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.