The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central Novato submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Central Novato submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,270 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central Novato occupants. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.