The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Central San Jose submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $50 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Central San Jose region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 117% of the available space in the Central San Jose 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,300 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1974 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central San Jose residents. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.