The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Ellis County submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $12 per sqft per year. That's a 40% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are 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 1,660 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class B.