On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Modesto submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 44 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces in the Modesto 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,600 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.