On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Modesto submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $10 per sqft per year. That's a 48% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 250 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1963 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Modesto folk. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.