On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Concord region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $10 per sqft per year. That's a 24% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Concord region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 54 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Concord are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,910 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class A.