On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The South San Jose region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $10 per sqft per year. That's a 36% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the South San Jose submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,450 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 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 market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst South San Jose folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.