The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The California region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $36 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 9975 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 78% of the available leases in the California 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,530 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1960 and are Class B.