The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lancaster region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 22% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Lancaster region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,380 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class B.