On average, listings lease in the $0's per square foot per year. The West Oakland region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $39 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 72,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1955 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 region. Most of the residents of West Oakland work from home. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.