The typical asking rate per listing is in the $70'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 went up $12 per sqft per year. That's a 18% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Mission District submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 33% of the office spaces in the Mission 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,100 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area 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 area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Mission District occupants. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.