On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Modesto submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $20 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 69% of the available space in the Modesto 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 1,320 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1975 and are Class B.