The typical asking rate per listing is in the $60's per square foot per year. The Central Waterfront submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $63 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Central Waterfront submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 133% of the available leases in the Central Waterfront 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,220 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1962 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central Waterfront residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.