Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Hayward submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been made available, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the available space in the Hayward are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 4,600 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class A.