Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Northern Waterfront region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 7% of the listings in the Northern Waterfront are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 5,300 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1927 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northern Waterfront folk. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.