Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The North Houston region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the North Houston region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 258 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% 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.
Even though the median size is 3,463 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area 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 close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.