The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Southwest San Francisco submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Southwest San Francisco region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 137 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 570 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. 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 area. Most of the residents of Southwest San Francisco work from home. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.