The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Missouri City submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $9 per sqft per year. That's a 27% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Missouri City region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 17% of the available leases in the Missouri City are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,280 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2005 and are Class B.