On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The North Berkeley submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $46 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the North Berkeley submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About Inf% of the office spaces in the North Berkeley are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 740 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1962.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Berkeley occupants. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.