The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The DeSoto region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the DeSoto submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,610 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.