The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Downtown Concord submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Downtown Concord submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 3% of the available leases in the Downtown Concord are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term 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 3,320 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 4 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class A.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Concord residents. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.