On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The The Woodlands submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the The Woodlands region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 72 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the available space in the The Woodlands are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 690 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1999 and are Class B.