The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central Emeryville region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $6 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Central Emeryville region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have come on the market, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 5,400 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1940 and are Class B.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central Emeryville occupants. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.