The typical asking rate per listing is in the $70's per square foot per year. The Downtown Oakland region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 114 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 52% of the office spaces in the Downtown Oakland are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 5,120 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1931 and are Class B.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Oakland folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.