Most listings are in the $60's per square foot per year. The Downtown Oakland region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 114 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 6% of the office spaces in the Downtown Oakland 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1931 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Oakland occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.