The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Richardson region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Richardson submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 93 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 8% of the listings in the Richardson are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,530 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.