The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The DeSoto region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the DeSoto region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,870 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.