Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the Downtown Mountain View submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the office spaces in the Downtown Mountain View 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,870 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1966 and are Class B.
Education is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Mountain View folk. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.