Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Lower Nob Hill submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been posted online, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the listings in the Lower Nob Hill are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 2,100 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1915 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the residents of Lower Nob Hill work from home. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.