On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Friendswood region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Friendswood region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 43% of the listings in the Friendswood 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 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 2,300 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1996 and are Class A.