The typical asking rate per listing is in the $0's per square foot per year. The East Palo Alto submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $36 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 100% of the office spaces in the East Palo Alto 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,500 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2001 and are Class A.