On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Grass Valley region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Grass Valley submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been made available, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 29% of the available space in the Grass Valley are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 800 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class A.