On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Bay region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,070 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1990 and are Class B.
This area is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Bay residents. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.