On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Mesquite region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the DFW Metroplex market, the Mesquite submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. 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.
Even though the median size is 11,660 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.