Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Oak Forest - Garden Oaks region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 21% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Oak Forest - Garden Oaks region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the office spaces in the Oak Forest - Garden Oaks 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 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 740 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 4 stories. 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 residents 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.