The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Second Ward region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $24 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Second Ward submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 1 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. 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 1,560 sqft. Most buildings in this area were built in 1965 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the occupants of Second Ward work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.