Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Oak Forest - Garden Oaks region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Oak Forest - Garden Oaks submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the available leases in the Oak Forest - Garden Oaks are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 1,670 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1977 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the occupants of Oak Forest - Garden Oaks work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.