The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Contra Costa Centre submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Contra Costa Centre submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 5% of the office spaces in the Contra Costa Centre are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,680 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 6 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1991 and are Class A.