Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the City Center submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the available leases in the City Center are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,530 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 12 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst City Center occupants. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.