On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Oakland submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $18 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,110 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.