The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Cental Napa submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Cental Napa submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 18% of the listings in the Cental Napa 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,770 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Cental Napa residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.