Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Old Oakland submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $67 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 23,660 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1907 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of Old Oakland work from home. Commuting approximately 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.