Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Downtown San Jose region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $44 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 48 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Downtown San Jose work from home. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.