Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the City Center submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 8% of the listings in the City Center 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 10,530 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 12 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.
Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst City Center occupants. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.