The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The East Shore region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $22 per sqft per year. That's a 54% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Houston Metro market, the East Shore submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 33% of the available space in the East Shore are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,500 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class A.
Health care is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of East Shore work from home. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.