Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Northern Waterfront region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 9% of the available leases in the Northern Waterfront are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,810 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1927 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northern Waterfront residents. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.