On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Gaithersburg region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Gaithersburg region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the available space in the Gaithersburg are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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.
Even though the median size is 4,234 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.