Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Energy Corridor region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 33% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Energy Corridor region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 155 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Energy Corridor are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 370 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 5 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Energy Corridor occupants. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.