On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central Houston submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Central Houston submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 313 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 22% of the listings in the Central Houston 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,740 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1976 and are Class B.