The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Bellaire submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $33 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Bellaire region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 150% of the available leases in the Bellaire are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 33,950 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1977 and are Class B.