The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Hayward Park region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Hayward Park submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have been posted online, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 27% of the available leases in the Hayward Park 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 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 2,400 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 5 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Construction is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Hayward Park folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.