Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Howard County submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Howard County submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 126 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Howard County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,100 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class A.