The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Westside region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Westside region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 1111 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 61% of the available leases in the Westside 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 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 1,410 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 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 Westside work from home. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.