On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The North Houston submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the North Houston submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 312 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the North Houston are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,930 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Houston residents. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.