Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Financial District region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 163 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 21% of the available leases in the Financial District 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 4,620 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 13 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1924 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Financial District work from home. Commuting approximately 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.