On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The CSU Bakersfield region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 23% of the listings in the CSU Bakersfield are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 3,070 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2003 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst CSU Bakersfield folk. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.