Most listings are in the $50's per square foot per year. The South San Jose submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $12 per sqft per year. That's a 32% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the South San Jose submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 150% of the listings in the South San Jose 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,310 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2001 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 area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst South San Jose occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.