Most listings are in the $80's per square foot per year. The Downtown San Francisco-Union Square submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $20 per sqft per year. That's a 31% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Downtown San Francisco-Union Square submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 13% of the available leases in the Downtown San Francisco-Union Square are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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 1,460 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1909 and are Class B.
Health care is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown San Francisco-Union Square occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.