Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Second Ward region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Second Ward submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably 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 1,560 sqft. Most buildings in this region were built in 1991 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of Second Ward work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.