The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The South Main submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the South Main submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 115 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 700 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of South Main work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.