On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Friendswood region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Friendswood region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,300 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1996 and are Class A.