On average, listings lease in the $50's per square foot per year. The Northwest San Francisco submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Northwest San Francisco submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 38 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 11% of the available leases in the Northwest San Francisco 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,090 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. 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 region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northwest San Francisco folk. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.