Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Civic Center region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 25% of the available leases in the Civic Center 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.
Even though the median size is 2,880 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1912 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Civic Center occupants. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.