Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The South San Jose submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 29% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the South San Jose submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,150 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst South San Jose occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.