On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Sugar Land submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 15% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Sugar Land submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 100 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Sugar Land are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 370 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2002 and are Class A.