On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Frederick submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $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 depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 65 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class A.