On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Pleasant Hill submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 77% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Pleasant Hill submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,320 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class B.