Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Pleasanton submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 89 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Pleasanton are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 2,440 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.