On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Southwest Houston submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Southwest Houston submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 95 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available leases in the Southwest Houston are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 660 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area 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. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southwest Houston residents. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.