Most listings are in the $60's per square foot per year. The Downtown Oakland region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $67 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 114 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 61% of the listings in the Downtown Oakland 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,360 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1931 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Oakland folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.