Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The East Bay region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 21% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 29% of the available leases in the East Bay 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,500 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1990 and are Class B.
This market is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Bay residents. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.