Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central Novato submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Central Novato region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be going fast. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,600 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central Novato residents. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.