On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Garfield submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $44 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Garfield region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 610 sqft.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Garfield work from home. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.