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Commercial Real Estate in San Mateo, CA - 128 Properties Available

  • 101 South Ellsworth Avenue, North Central San Mateo, San Mateo, CA 94401
    Off-Market
    Property
    • Office
    • B
    • 94,598 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2002
  • Borel Place Office Center - San Mateo
    1611 Borel Place, Homestead Husing, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $42/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 3,072 Sqft
  • 1900 Alameda de las Pulgas - San Mateo
    1900 Alameda de las Pulgas, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94403
    For Lease $43.8/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 99,023 Sqft
  • Waters Technology Park - 1 & 2 Waters Park Drive - San Mateo
    1 Waters Park Drive, Lakeshore, San Mateo, CA 94403
    For Lease $47.4/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 26,867 Sqft
  • 2000 Alameda de las Pulgas - San Mateo
    2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94403
    For Lease $43.8/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 12,057 Sqft
  • Waters Technology Park - 3 Waters Park Drive - San Mateo
    3 Waters Park Drive, Lakeshore, San Mateo, CA 94403
    For Lease $47.4/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 8 Spaces
    • 9,880 Sqft
  • Petri Building - San Mateo
    4 West 4th Avenue, Baywood, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $42/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 3,634 Sqft
  • San Mateo Gateway I - San Mateo
    1800 Gateway Dr, Shoreview, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $57/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 14,744 Sqft
  • Mills Square Tower - San Mateo
    100 Ellsworth Ave, S., North Central San Mateo, San Mateo, CA 94402
    Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 8,371 Sqft
  • Metro Center - Foster City
    950 Tower Ln, Foster City, CA 94404
    For Lease $57/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 10 Spaces
    • 70,233 Sqft
  • 2855 Campus - San Mateo
    2855 Campus Dr, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $57/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 50,000 Sqft
  • Crossroads II - San Mateo
    1875 Grant St, S., Sunnybrae, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 9 Spaces
    • 46,734 Sqft
  • Metro Center I - Foster City
    989 Hillsdale Blvd, E., Foster City, CA 94404
    For Lease $51/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 36,826 Sqft
  • Metro Center III - Foster City
    919 Hillsdale Blvd, E., Foster City, CA 94404
    For Lease $51/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 32,253 Sqft
  • Peninsula Office Park IV - San Mateo
    2655 Campus Dr, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $47.4/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 29,139 Sqft
  • Peninsula Office Park V - San Mateo
    2755 Campus Dr, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $47.4/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 22,164 Sqft
  • 411 Borel - San Mateo
    411 Borel Ave, Homestead Husing, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $52.2/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 15,562 Sqft
  • The Atrium - San Mateo
    1900 Norfolk St, S., Lakeshore, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $54/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 14,349 Sqft
  • 1840 Gateway - San Mateo
    1840 Gateway Dr, Shoreview, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 7,842 Sqft
  • City Plaza - San Mateo
    1900 O'Farrell St, Beresford Manor, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $51/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 5,779 Sqft
  • Peninsula Office Park VIII - San Mateo
    2929 Campus Dr, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $60/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 3,676 Sqft
  • Parkside Towers - Foster City
    1001 East Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
    For Lease $59.4 - $70.2/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 10 Spaces
    • 220,666 Sqft
  • San Mateo Gateway III - San Mateo
    1820 Gateway Dr, Shoreview, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $45/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 7 Spaces
    • 39,062 Sqft
  • Peninsula Office Park I - San Mateo
    2988 Campus Dr, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $35.4/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 20,680 Sqft
  • Peninsula Office Park III - San Mateo
    2800 Campus Dr, Beresford Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
    For Lease $47.4/Sqft/Yearly
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 11,912 Sqft

San Mateo, CA Economic Overview

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The City of San Mateo is located in the high-tech region of Silicon Valley, within the San Mateo County, in the San Francisco South Bay Peninsula area. The City covers spreads over 14.6 square miles and is situated just 19 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles north of San Jose. San Mateo is surrounded by tidelands from the Bay to the east and coastal mountains to the west. Its resident population of 104,000 enjoys a moderate Mediterranean climate with warm and sunny summers and mild, damp winters, ideal for various recreational activities in the City’s many neighborhoods and regional parks. With its 35 parks, six recreation centers, 18-hole golf course, and three libraries, the City of San Mateo accommodates a wide variety of interests and experiences. San Mateo boasts a thriving economy with most jobs found in the technology, health care, financial and retail industries. Serving over 10,800 businesses throughout the area, the San Mateo commercial real estate market boasts some of the largest and most developed commercial cores in suburban San Francisco.

The City of San Mateo is one of the major centers of economic activity in San Mateo County, serving as a business, recreational, educational, and cultural hub. Employment in San Mateo is concentrated in three sectors: professional and financial services, retail, and health, educational, and recreational services. Notable companies based in San Mateo include Franklin Templeton Investments, Roblox, Fisher Investments, SolarCity, and GoPro. The largest employers in the area include Sony Interactive Entertainment and government agencies, such as San Mateo-foster City Unified School District and the County of San Mateo Medical Center. Residents enjoy a median household income of over $90,000—among of the highest in the San Francisco Bay area. The economy in the San Francisco metropolitan area, including San Mateo County, continues to show strong growth averaging at 4.1% (2015) compared the average U.S. metro rea growth of 2.5%. This growth and economic resilience is primarily attributed to the Bay Area’s technology sector.

San Mateo, CA Commercial Real Estate Market

Situated approximately halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, San Mateo is strategically located for those seeking to rent in the Bay Area with ties to both the city and Silicon Valley, made easy by direct access to three major freeways, US 101, Route 280, and State Route 92. Ideal places to rent office space in San Mateo fall within the downtown area and Bay Meadows. San Mateo’s downtown core and neighborhoods east of El Camino Real are more populous and hold greater density than those west of El Camino Real. San Mateo hosts one of the more prominent suburban downtowns in the San Francisco Bay Area, located between Tilton and 9th Avenues, Delaware Street and El Camino Real.

The San Mateo office market offers a total inventory of 7.58 million square feet of office space, with an overall vacancy rate of 15.3%, currently higher than the County average of 8.4%. San Mateo County recently experienced the first uptick in office space vacancy rates since 2012, fluctuating between at 7.0% and 7.5%. The average asking rent of $4.78/square foot on a monthly full-service basis declined from $4.83 in the previous quarter due to the increase of space.

Downtown San Mateo is home to over 800 shops and restaurants, many of them located in historic buildings from the late 19th and 20th centuries. The Downtown San Mateo office market is accessible by Caltrain, includes many large and small multi-story office buildings, and is situated close to Central Park, San Mateo’s signature park, making the area a busy employment center, both by day and by night.

Bay Meadows, a former horse racing track, is currently being redeveloped as a large mixed-use development meant to house new residential units, office space, retail space, parks, and a town square. The Bay Meadows Stations office project is scheduled to finish redevelopment in 2017, bringing much needed space to the city and expected to drive down rental rates as more availability opens.

San Mateo, CA Office Rental Rates ($/SF/year)

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF.

San Mateo, CA Office Sales

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF, which sold at over $5M.

San Mateo, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 14,683,397 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 2,606,730 SF / 17.75% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 11,508,244 SF / 78.38% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 568,423 SF / 3.87% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 6,828,402 SF / 46.5% of total office
  • Class B: 6,518,003 SF / 44.39% of total office

Office Spaces with Retail

Total: 257,924 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 100k to 500k SF: 257,924 SF / 100% of total office with retail

Employment in San Mateo, CA

Employment

The Bay Area’s unemployment rates fell to 3.1% from 3.6% at the beginning of 2017. The unemployment rate in San Mateo County is even lower, at 2.9%. San Mateo County hosts a dynamic and educated workforce of over 448,400, with just over 55,000 employees located in the City of San Mateo. The most common job groups in the city include Management, Administrative, Business, Sales, Business and Financial Operations, and Computer and Mathematical. The occupations with the fastest projected job growth include Biomedical Engineers, Statisticians, and Chemical Engineers.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the industries in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, statistical area with the highest employment numbers include:

  • Professional and Business Services—currently employs 271,000, growing at 0.5%;
  • Trade, Transportation, and Utilities—currently employs 158,200, growing at 3.6%/year;
  • Leisure and Hospitality – currently employs 148,400, growing at 5.5%/year.

Education in San Mateo, CA

San Mateo residents are served by schools in the San Mateo Foster City School District and San Mateo Union High School District. Elementary schools comprise Preschool, K-5, Middle and Magnet schools. There are three public high schools: San Mateo, Aragon, and Hillsdale. There are also three private high schools: one all-male Catholic high school, Junípero Serra, one all-female Catholic high school, Notre Dame High School (Belmont, California), and the Nueva Upper School. The city is home to the College of San Mateo, a community college. The campus of over 10,000 students is located on 153 acres in the western foothills of the city which offer a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay. Nearby universities also include Notre Dame de Namur University, a private Catholic university of 2,000 students in neighboring Belmont, and Stanford University located about 12 miles to the south.

Commuting Time in San Mateo, CA

San Mateo is considered to be near the center of the San Francisco Bay Area, about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose, the region's two largest cities. Major transportation options include:

  • Commute by car via three major freeways including U.S. Route 101, Interstate 280, and State Route 92.;
  • SamTrans provides local bus service within the city of San Mateo as well as the entire county of San Mateo.;
  • Caltrain provides commuter rail service on the San Francisco Peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose. Caltrain operates three stations within the city of San Mateo with the Hillsdale Station, Hayward Park Station, and the San Mateo Station in downtown;
  • By air, San Mateo is located near three major airports including San Francisco International Airport seven miles to the north. Oakland International Airport and San Jose Mineta International Airport are also within a half an hour drive. San Carlos Airport is a general aviation airport located about six miles to the south.

Employees in San Mateo have a longer average commute time, of 25.1 minutes than the national average of 24.8 minutes. The largest share of workers drive alone, followed by those who carpool and use public transit.

San Mateo Demographics

Population

  • Total Population103,500
  • Male Population(49.4 %) 51,097
  • Female Population(50.6 %) 52,403
  • Median Age38.70

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$140,711
  • Median Household Income$103,399
  • Median Income Under 25$61,563
  • Median Income 25-44$127,742
  • Median Income 45-64$115,611
  • Median Income Over 65$61,456

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