On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The La Porte region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 28% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the La Porte region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be going fast. 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 2,460 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.