Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the South Beach region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 93% of the available leases in the South Beach 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 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1922 and are Class C.
A large portion of this region is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of South Beach work from home. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.