On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Northwest Novato region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $36 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Northwest Novato submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 9% of the available leases in the Northwest Novato are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northwest Novato residents. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.