Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Old Oakland region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 4,770 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1907 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the occupants of Old Oakland work from home. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.