The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lancaster region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 28% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Lancaster submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,380 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.