On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Towson region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Baltimore market, the Towson region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have been listed, 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 2,080 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 5 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1977 and are Class B.