Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Downtown Santa Rosa submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 300% of the available space in the Downtown Santa Rosa are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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.
Even though the median size is 2,850 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market 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 market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Santa Rosa residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.