Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Ellicott City submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,440 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1996 and are Class B.