The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Contra Costa Centre region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Contra Costa Centre region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have been listed, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 5% of the office spaces in the Contra Costa Centre are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,800 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 6 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1991 and are Class A.