Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Galveston region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $0 per sqft per year. That's a 0% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Downtown Galveston region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,290 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1973 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Galveston folk. Commuting around 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.