The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The The Hill submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $56 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the The Hill region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 850 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst The Hill occupants. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.