The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The East of 101 region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $20 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Silicon Valley market, the East of 101 submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the office spaces in the East of 101 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.
Even though the median size is 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.
Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst East of 101 folk. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.