Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Central Mountain View submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been listed, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 30% of the available leases in the Central Mountain View are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,380 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Central Mountain View work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.