Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the West End region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 125% of the available leases in the West End 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 17,120 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst West End residents. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.