On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Santa Rosa region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Downtown Santa Rosa submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,850 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Santa Rosa folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.