Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Old Mountain View region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 9% of the listings in the Old Mountain View are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 7,400 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region 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. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Old Mountain View residents. Commuting around 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.