The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Arbutus region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $16 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Arbutus region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 710 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1973 and are Class C.