The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Sugar Land region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 15% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Sugar Land region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 100 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the Sugar Land are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 370 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2002 and are Class A.