Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Old Oakland region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. 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.
Even though the median size is 4,770 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region 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 market. Most of the residents 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.