The typical asking rate per listing is in the $60's per square foot per year. The Willow Glen submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $60 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Willow Glen submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the listings in the Willow Glen 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 490 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1958 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Most of the folk of Willow Glen work from home. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.