On average, listings lease in the $0's per square foot per year. The West Oakland region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $39 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 72,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1955 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 folk of West Oakland work from home. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.