On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Stafford region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 14% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Stafford submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 39 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the listings in the Stafford are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 610 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class B.