On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The North Oakland region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $36 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 5% of the available space in the North Oakland 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,490 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Oakland residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.