Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Westside submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the Westside submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1070 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Westside are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,210 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 4 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. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of Westside work from home. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.