On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Waxahachie region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Waxahachie region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2001 and are Class B.