Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central Houston submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Central Houston submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 302 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 23% of the listings in the Central Houston are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,780 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1976 and are Class B.