Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Central East Oakland region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,810 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of Central East Oakland work from home. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.