On average, listings lease in the $60's per square foot per year. The Mission District region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 8% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Mission District submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 15% of the available leases in the Mission District are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1914 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Mission District residents. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.