Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the West Berkeley submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have come on the market, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 10% of the listings in the West Berkeley are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 8,010 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1961 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst West Berkeley occupants. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.