Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Cathedral Hill submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available space in the Cathedral Hill are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 5 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1950 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Cathedral Hill residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.