Most listings are in the $60's per square foot per year. The Northwest San Francisco submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Northwest San Francisco region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 38 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 58% of the available leases in the Northwest San Francisco 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,650 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1917 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northwest San Francisco occupants. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.