On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Stafford region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 14% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Stafford region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 3% of the available space in the Stafford 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 610 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class B.