The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Mountain View region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $13 per sqft per year. That's a 59% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the listings in the 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2007 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Mountain View residents. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.