On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pikesville submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $23 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Pikesville submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 213% of the office spaces in the Pikesville are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,770 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class B.