On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Pleasanton submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Pleasanton region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 104 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Pleasanton are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,320 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.