Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Columbia region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 65 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the available leases in the Columbia 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,090 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class B.