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, 66 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 9% of the available leases in the Central San Jose are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,400 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 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 folk. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.