Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Grass Valley region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 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 smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 35% of the available space in the Grass Valley are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 800 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.