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The Hearst Building

5 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA
Total Size
120,000 sqft
Year Constructed


Onsite Parking

About The Hearst Building

The landmark 13-story Hearst Building at 5 3rd Street is located within 2 blocks of Union Square, SF MoMA, Yerba Buena Gardens and Westfield Centre. It is ideal for tenants looking to rent office space close to San Francisco’s Financial District and offers tenants partial floor opportunities, easy parking and world-class amenities.

5 3rd Street overlooks the corner of San Francisco’s bustling Market Street. The Hearst Parking Center is conveniently located next door. Tenants are given key access cards for after office hours’ access to the building.

With a total of 120,000 square feet of rentable space, the Hearst Building at 5 3rd Street is one of San Francisco City’s most iconic buildings. Office space here boasts huge operable windows, conference rooms and private offices, an utterly stunning Art Deco lobby with fast elevators and 24/7 lobby attendance by trained security personnel.

The building also offers tenants use of a fully equipped business center and is close to San Francisco’s MUNI and BART, restaurants and cafes, bars and shopping.

Built in 1909, San Francisco’s famous Hearst Building at 5 3rd Street features a stunning Art Deco facade with 20 cast bronze medallions depicting mythical animals above an imposing entrance portal.

Companies at The Hearst Building

California Pizza Kitchen at 53 Third Street Restaurant Food
Park Central San Francisco Lodging
Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco Lodging
Hearst Parking Center - City Park Parking
La Boulange Restaurant Bakery Store Cafe Food
Modernism Art Gallery
LensCrafters Store Health
City CarShare

Internet Providers for The Hearst Building

Provider Technology Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed
Level 3 Communications, LLC Fiber
10 Gb/s
10 Gb/s
Fastmetrics Fiber
1 Gb/s
1 Gb/s
Comcast Cable
1 Gb/s
50 Mb/s
tw telecom Fiber
100 Mb/s
100 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
New Edge Networks DSL
3 Mb/s
768 kbps

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