The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Westside region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Westside submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1111 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available leases in the Westside are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,130 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 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 area. Most of the folk 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.