Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Central East Oakland submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Central East Oakland region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 31% of the available space in the Central East Oakland 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,670 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the residents of Central East Oakland work from home. Commuting approximately 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.