Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Bakersfield submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $25 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the office spaces in the Downtown Bakersfield are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,250 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1975 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Bakersfield folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.