Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The South Main submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the South Main region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 130 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 55% of the listings in the South Main are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 950 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of South Main work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.