On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Nueces County region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have been made available, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,300 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.