Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Financial District submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 195 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 21% of the listings in the Financial District are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 3,530 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 14 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1924 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants 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.