Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Lower Nob Hill submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the available leases in the Lower Nob Hill are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,320 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1915 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Lower Nob Hill work from home. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.