On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The North Oakland submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 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 region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Oakland occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.