On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Gaithersburg region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Gaithersburg region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,540 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.