On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The North Oakland region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 21 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class C.
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 area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst North Oakland occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.