The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Howard County submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Howard County submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 98 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the office spaces in the Howard County are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 3,130 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.