On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Southwest San Francisco region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $132 per sqft per year. That's a 83% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Southwest San Francisco region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 20 listings have been posted online, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 270 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1933 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this market. Most of the residents of Southwest San Francisco work from home. Commuting approximately 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.