The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Bowie region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $32 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Bowie submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 133% of the available leases in the Bowie are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 4,940 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.