The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Pleasanton submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Pleasanton submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 60 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the listings in the Pleasanton 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 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 1,870 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.