On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Contra Costa Centre region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $7 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Contra Costa Centre region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 18% of the available space in the Contra Costa Centre 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,620 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1991 and are Class A.