Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Westside region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Westside submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 803 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Westside 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 1,780 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of Westside work from home. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.