Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Central Emeryville region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $15 per sqft per year. That's a 68% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Central Emeryville submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 29% of the available space in the Central Emeryville are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 5,400 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1940 and are Class B.
A large portion of this market is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central Emeryville occupants. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.