The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Sharpstown submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $22 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Sharpstown region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 379 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Sharpstown are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 270 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Sharpstown folk. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.