Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Downtown San Bernardino submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 250% of the listings in the Downtown San Bernardino are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 13,270 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1968 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the residents of Downtown San Bernardino work from home. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.