On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Howard County submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Howard County region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 98 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 7% of the listings in the Howard 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class A.