Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Canal region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $19 per sqft per year. That's a 77% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the Canal region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the available space in the Canal are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,310 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Canal folk. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.