The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Sacramento region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 22% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 35 listings have been made available, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 11% of the available space in the Downtown Sacramento 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 2,650 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 8 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1975 and are Class B.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Sacramento folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.