On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The La Porte region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 28% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the La Porte submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,460 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.