Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The East Bay submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $32 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 400% of the listings in the East Bay 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 10,310 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1991 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Bay folk. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.