On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Ellis County submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $24 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 67% of the office spaces in the Ellis County are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,150 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2004 and are Class B.