The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pleasant Hill region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $29 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Pleasant Hill submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 88% of the available leases in the Pleasant Hill are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,950 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class B.