The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Conroe submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Conroe submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 71% of the available leases in the Conroe 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 600 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1996 and are Class C.