Most listings are in the $80's per square foot per year. The North Beach submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $24 per sqft per year. That's a 40% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the North Beach submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 27 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 56% of the office spaces in the North Beach 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 4,780 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1908 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Beach folk. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.