Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the South of Market submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 149 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 26% of the listings in the South of Market are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1923 and are Class B.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of South of Market work from home. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.