Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Novato region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 47 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Novato 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,050 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.