On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Pleasanton region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the East Bay market, the Pleasanton region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 105 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the office spaces in the Pleasanton are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,320 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.