Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Downtown Mountain View submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 30% of the office spaces in the Downtown Mountain View are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 6,130 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1970 and are Class B.
Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Mountain View folk. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.