Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Central Houston region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Central Houston submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 260 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 87% of the listings in the Central Houston 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 2,490 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1975 and are Class B.