Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Downtown Bakersfield region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the office spaces in the Downtown Bakersfield 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.
Even though the median size is 4,340 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Bakersfield folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.