On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Bakersfield submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 142 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Bakersfield 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.
Even though the median size is 2,950 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.