On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Modesto region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 11% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 220 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1963 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Modesto folk. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.