Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Downtown Mountain View region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 10% of the office spaces in the Downtown Mountain View 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,120 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1966 and are Class B.
Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Mountain View occupants. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.