San Francisco Office Space

1,848 office spaces for rent (462 properties)
Posted Rent ($/sqft/yr) Size (sqft)
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #1 x6
Jul 29 133 - 2,645
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #2 x1
Jul 17 560
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #3 x23
Jul 18 2,995 - 15,621
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #4 x13
Aug 28 $43.00 776 - 17,150
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #5 x8
Mar 31 7,593 - 8,228
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #6 x4
May 15 2,668 - 9,652
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #7 x6
Aug 13 $108.00 500
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #8 x51
Mar 31 1,046 - 46,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #9 x16
Aug 21 3,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #10 x9
Jul 23 4,186 - 17,866
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #11 x51
Jul 11 731 - 9,392
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #12 x2
May 21 1,195
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #13 x8
Jun 30 $60.00 500
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #14 x3
Jul 21 200 - 6,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #15 x29
Aug 27 4,500 - 8,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #16 x36
Aug 8 526 - 4,327
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #17 x14
Jul 18 319 - 5,710
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #18 x12
Jul 21 30,500 - 59,056
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #19 x4
Jul 23 $60.94 1,280
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #20 x39
Jul 9 1,148 - 3,603
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #21 x1
Jul 1 600
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #22 x31
Aug 25 $28.00 505 - 16,208
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #23 x1
Jul 23 $33.68 2,850
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #24 x7
Jun 26 $18.00 342 - 39,594
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #25 x15
Jul 29 $46.00 2,690
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #26 x11
Aug 27 $59.54 130 - 262
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #27 x9
Jul 10 35,000 - 35,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #28 x7
Aug 12 2,200 - 15,850
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #29 x1
Jan 28 $20.00 600
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #30 x1
Jul 23 2,100
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #31 x34
May 22 5,833
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #32 x56
Jul 22 $39.00 1,200 - 13,693
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #33 x7
Aug 26 1,950
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #34 x28
Aug 22 2,540 - 17,388
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #35 x2
Aug 14 $45.00 638 - 3,255
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #36 x14
Jun 26 41,967
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #37 x2
Jul 21 8,650
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #38 x62
Aug 22 $48.00 2,890 - 13,303
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #39 x3
Jun 26 778
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #40 x3
Jun 26 10,530
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #41 x60
Jul 2 2,564 - 14,974
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #42 x3
Jun 15 3,366 - 9,125
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #43 x14
Aug 14 $52.00 2,373 - 5,651
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #44 x19
Aug 27 2,400 - 26,118
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #45 x1
Dec 11 1,500
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #46 x3
Jun 19 $69.23 780
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #47 x6
Jul 22 8,091
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #48 x2
Jul 10 $58.00 1,343
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #49 x19
Jun 3 80 - 1,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #50 x6
Aug 21 4,665 - 12,609
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #51 x6
Mar 25 3,400
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #52 x14
Jul 10 $35.00 2,229 - 34,832
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #53 x5
Mar 19 4,580
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #54 x29
Jun 5 10,859 - 11,899
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #55 x9
Aug 11 $46.00 3,225
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #56 x1
Jun 26 800
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #57 x4
Jun 6 3,484 - 4,055
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #58 x14
Jul 10 $48.00 3,712 - 13,049
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #59 x10
Jun 6 6,100
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #60 x9
Aug 21 $46.00 6,034 - 13,459
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #61 x3
Apr 3 $23.30 6,180
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #62 x0
May 20 $55.00 3,203 - 15,705
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #63 x9
Apr 18 825 - 4,934
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #64 x18
Aug 20 $74.07 405
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #65 x26
Aug 13 $35.00 2,563 - 19,989
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #66 x16
Jul 9 $49.00 3,171 - 14,954
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #67 x5
May 20 4,731 - 4,736
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #68 x3
Jun 6 $48.00 4,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #69 x3
Jul 9 $61.00 8,957 - 9,234
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #70 x5
Jun 9 $51.00 2,431 - 8,104
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #71 x3
Jul 1 $55.00 8,463 - 71,614
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #72 x12
Jul 10 4,785 - 30,013
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #73 x1
Jun 23 $42.00 1,478 - 1,506
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #74 x2
Mar 19 9,506 - 14,148
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #75 x1
Jun 6 3,396 - 4,136
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #76 x3
Jul 28 1,850
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #77 x31
Aug 14 4,514 - 19,909
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #78 x9
Jul 2 27,803
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #79 x7
Jun 26 2,100
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #80 x4
Jul 2 $114.97 167
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #81 x7
Aug 11 2,800 - 9,125
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #82 x4
Jul 10 1,301 - 20,824
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #83 x5
Jul 24 $32.32 800
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #84 x4
Jun 25 13,444
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #85 x24
Jul 21 $36.00 2,203
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #86 x2
Jun 4 286 - 2,362
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #87 x3
Oct 11 $26.00 20,400
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #88 x14
Aug 15 $51.00 200 - 5,934
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #89 x1
Dec 17 $42.00 3,806
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #90 x11
Aug 18 $36.00 205 - 990
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #91 x3
Jun 26 $72.00 525 - 2,588
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #92 x3
Mar 13 5,200 - 7,800
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #93 x15
Aug 20 $46.00 3,132 - 4,955
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #94 x4
Jun 6 $29.19 1,850
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #95 x14
Aug 21 2,955 - 7,469
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #96 x17
Mar 4 $24.00 1,324 - 1,704
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #97 x3
Jun 26 22,000
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #98 x7
Jul 9 7,583 - 11,075
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #99 x11
Aug 14 $45.00 7,100 - 21,568
San Francisco Commercial Space Photo #100 x17
May 30 1,404

San Francisco

Office Lease Market Report

Average Rate ($/sqft/yr)
$47.89
High: $114.97 | Low: $18.00
Average Size (sqft)
7,482
High: 71,614 | Low: 130

Last Updated August 26, 2014

San Francisco Office & Commercial Space

Since the days of the Gold Rush, San Francisco has served as an important business hub in the western United States. It attracts and supports a range of industries. As the base of some of the countries largest banks, San Francisco has found its place as a center for World Commerce. Since WWII, San Francisco has served as a technology hub. Nearby Silicon Valley, along with Stanford University are considered to be the places where the technology boom began. Today, more than 2,800 Bay Area companies produce computers, semiconductors, and related components. The Bay also houses major Aerospace industries such as NASA and Lockheed, in which major research facilities are maintained. San Francisco’s industry doesn’t stop there. One third of the total worldwide biotechnology workforce is employed in San Francisco. They work in many of the several hundred medical science companies in the area. Tourism, education, apparel, and restaurants have also found their place in San Francisco.

A savvy businessperson would not let up the chance to be based in a business capital like San Francisco. Not only do new companies have the option to do business with the best technology but the best people as well. With the aid of top university Stanford, San Francisco is a hiring mecca. Also, there are a variety of government programs available to San Franciscans that have facilitated the introduction of a new business.

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Office Space Lease Trends

San Francisco’s commercial real estate trends have been favorable recently, amid the economic renewal the state of California and the entire country has been experiencing. Leasing activity continues to drive growth in the sector, with top-market areas indicating an asking rental price of $60 per square foot, while middle-market areas command a tag around $50 per square foot.

Office space seems aplenty, with the total supply estimated at 73 million square feet and a vacancy rate at 11.2%. In this context, rent will continue to increase, on average by 10%, to absorb the higher demand. Hot markets to look for in San Francisco include South Financial District, South of Market, North Financial District, Union Square and Mid-Market. One clear proof of the hot demand is the relatively high percentage (51%) of commercial real estate that is under construction, yet has already been pre-leased.

Economic Overview

The city has received many accolades for its stunning hallmarks, clean environment and steadfast focus on culture and the arts. Thus, tourism remains San Francisco’s number one economic sector, representing its largest private-sector employer. Other key sectors include finance; entertainment, with Hollywood not too far; hospitality and technology, especially since the city’s economy has become increasingly tied to Silicon Valley and San Jose, the southern neighboring agglomerations. The tech sector is gradually becoming prominent, with well-known web-based businesses establishing their global headquarters in San Francisco. These include the Wikimedia Foundation, Twitter, Airbnb, Zynga, Square and Craigslist.

San Francisco at a Glance

Call it San Francisco, the City and County of San Francisco, the City by the Bay, or any other nickname you can think of but San Francisco remains the main economic and cultural engine of the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. With a metro population estimated at 4 million, the city remains a diverse hotbed of financial, social and cultural forces in the West and in the whole country.

San Francisco is probably the easiest city in California to navigate without a car. There are many options available for the carless wanderer. The vast public transportation network, known as “the Muni” serves more than 200 million riders per year. Consisting of historic streetcars, buses, and subways, Muni is readily available for tenants of the city as well as tourists. In addition to Muni, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, known as BART, also travels through San Francisco - from the bustling Financial District all the way to San Francisco International Airport, connecting travelers from SF, the East Bay, and the Peninsula.

San Francisco offers great waterfront views from many neighborhoods. The Golden Gate Bridge is one of its biggest attractions, bringing in over 10 million visitors each year. With a Mediterranean climate, its easy to see why many have opted to stay there.

Where to Rent in San Francisco

Out of 5 major districts in San Francisco, there are as many as 36 neighborhoods. However, despite rising costs of rent, vacancies in San Francisco office spaces have stayed below 10%. One of the oldest neighborhoods in San Francisco, South Park, houses many of the most innovative technology companies in the World. The beautiful houses provide office space with more warmth than the average building. The Mission Bay neighborhood, newly built on a landfill in San Francisco Bay has seen a rapid growth of new office buildings and luxury condominiums. It now is the center for biotechnology companies and the new UCSF research campus. Finally, 181 Fremont St. is seeing some construction with Boston Properties.

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