Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central Emeryville submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $10 per sqft per year. That's a 43% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Central Emeryville submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the available space in the Central Emeryville 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 on the market, 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 properties in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this region 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 residents. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.