Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Oakland submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $36 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the available space in the North Oakland are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 3,490 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Oakland folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.