The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Columbia Oaks region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Austin market, the Columbia Oaks region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, 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 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 1,590 sqft. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of Columbia Oaks work from home. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.