The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Grass Valley submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Grass Valley submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,040 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class A.