The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Pleasanton region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Pleasanton region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 104 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available space in the Pleasanton 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,300 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.