Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Downtown San Jose submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 48 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 8% of the office spaces in the Downtown San Jose are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,640 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 6 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1975 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 occupants 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.