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1596 Howard St

South of Market, San Francisco, CA
Total Size
60,000 sqft
Year Constructed


Close To Public Transit

About 1596 Howard St

This San Francisco building is located at 1596 Howard Street. Built in 1926, this building has 2 floors with an expansive 20,000 square feet available to rent office space.

This creative loft space is ideal for a creative tech or product company that desires large open spaces. The floorplan of this space allows flexibility to create as many private offices and/or creative workspaces as the tenant desires.

1596 Howard Street is located in the populous South of Market District, with many other retail service and office buildings in the area. There are also plenty of shops, cafes, and bars/lounges in the area. There are also supermarkets such as Trader Joe’s and Costco nearby.

This building is accessible by car, bike, and bus. There is some street parking in the neighborhood, in addition to the paid parking lots nearby. This area of San Francisco is very bike friendly. There are multiple Muni lines that have stops nearby, also with access to Market Street, BART, and Caltrain.

1596 Howard Street is modern in design, with a few classical architectural finishes. The building is made mostly of stucco and concrete, with columns similar to the classical Corinthian design, on the exterior. The large windows that surround the building have multiple blue shades.

Internet Providers for 1596 Howard St

Provider Technology Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed
Level 3 Communications, LLC Fiber
10 Gb/s
10 Gb/s
Comcast Cable
1 Gb/s
50 Mb/s DSL
50 Mb/s
3 Mb/s
Megapath DSL
50 Mb/s
50 Mb/s
AT&T California DSL
25 Mb/s
1.5 Mb/s

The Neighborhood: South of Market

The typical asking rate per listing is in the $60's per square foot per year. The South of Market region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.

Compared to the rest of the Bay Area market, the South of Market submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.

Median Rate Median Size
South of Market $68
Median Rate Median Size
Bay Area $40

Median Rate over Time in South of Market