Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Tenderloin region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 9% of the office spaces in the Tenderloin 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 2,840 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1918 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Tenderloin residents. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.