Most listings are in the $80's per square foot per year. The Downtown San Francisco-Union Square region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $20 per sqft per year. That's a 31% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Downtown San Francisco-Union Square region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 13% of the available space in the Downtown San Francisco-Union Square are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous 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 1,460 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 6 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1909 and are Class B.
Health care is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown San Francisco-Union Square residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.