Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Southwest Santa Rosa submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 260% of the available leases in the Southwest Santa Rosa are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,660 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Southwest Santa Rosa work from home. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.