Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Civic Center region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $9 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Civic Center submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 17% of the available space in the Civic Center 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,200 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1912 and are Class B.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Civic Center residents. Commuting approximately 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.