Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Showplace Square submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the listings in the Showplace Square are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1944 and are Class B.
Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Showplace Square residents. Commuting around 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.