The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Westminster submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Westminster region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 700% of the office spaces in the Westminster are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 440 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class B.