On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Southwest Houston region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Southwest Houston submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 179 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 740 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Southwest Houston residents. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.