The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Town Center region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Town Center submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 49 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Town Center are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 580 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 5 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2001 and are Class B.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Town Center folk. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.