On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Bakersfield region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 78 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 71% of the office spaces in the Bakersfield are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,910 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.