Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The East Shore submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $0 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the East Shore submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 27% of the available space in the East Shore 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,500 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class A.
Health care is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the folk of East Shore 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.