Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Produce and Waterfront submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 23% of the available leases in the Produce and Waterfront are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,160 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1957 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Produce and Waterfront work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.