On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Pikesville submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Pikesville submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 113% of the office spaces in the Pikesville are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,820 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class B.