On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The La Porte region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 25% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,800 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1914 and are Class B.