The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Eldridge - West Oaks region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 24% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Eldridge - West Oaks submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been listed, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the listings in the Eldridge - West Oaks are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 1,910 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Eldridge - West Oaks occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.