Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Frederick submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Frederick submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 65 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,800 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.