On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Livermore submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Livermore submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 71% of the listings in the Livermore 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class A.