Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Galveston region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $23 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Galveston region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 52% of the office spaces in the Galveston are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,530 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1977 and are Class B.