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Petaluma, CA - Office Market Overview

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Petaluma neighbors the Santa Rosa, Novato, and San Rafael commercial real estate markets. With a population of just over 60,000 residents, the office market in Petaluma sees consistent demand, due to the city's mid-point location between the larger cities of Santa Rosa to the north and San Rafael to the south.

As of mid-2017, the Petaluma office market encompasses nearly 1.6 million square feet of existing office space in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. The commercial real estate market in Petaluma, CA, attracts a variety of business and industry, including high-end sporting goods manufacturing and larger corporate office users.

Petaluma, CA - Office Inventory Description

Petaluma is located in the San Francisco North Bay Area market, just 37 miles north of the City of San Francisco. U.S. Highway 101 bisects the city, and the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit provides service from the Petaluma downtown station. With such easy access, the office market in the city has something to offer to almost every business in the region. Class B office space adds over 1.5 million square feet of office inventory in Petaluma, while Class A or A+ office space in Petaluma brings just over 55,000 square feet more to the market.

Some of the larger office buildings in Petaluma include the Redwood Business Park - 1465 North McDowell Blvd, the Southpoint Business Park - 1304 Southpoint Blvd, and the Petaluma Marina Business Center at 755 Baywood Drive.

Petaluma, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 1,867,761 SF

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

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 1,097,919 SF / 58.78% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 769,842 SF / 41.22% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 55,597 SF / 2.98% of total office
  • Class B: 1,812,164 SF / 97.02% of total office

Top 10 Largest Office Buildings

in Petaluma

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Petaluma Business Center 1031 North McDowell Blvd, 94954 213,210 1990
South Petaluma Business Center 1800 South McDowell Blvd, 94954 149,735 2007
Redwood Business Park - 1435, 1440 & 1450 North McDowell Blvd 1435 North McDowell Blvd, 94954 149,340 1996
Redwood Business Park - 1465 North McDowell Blvd 1465 North McDowell Blvd, 94954 141,168 1999
Petaluma Marina Business Center 755 Baywood Drive, 94954 116,389 1991
Kaiser Permanente Petaluma Medical Offices 3900 Lakeville Hwy, 94954 96,290 1989
Lakeville Business Park - 1690-1736 & 1758-1774 Corporate Circle 1758 Corporate Circle, 94954 96,050 1997
Redwood Business Park- 5330 Old Redwood Hwy & 1343-1357 Redwood Way 1343 Redwood Way, 94954 89,688 1990
Redwood Business Park - 1 & 9 Willowbrook Court 1 Willowbrook Court, 94954 89,603 1989
Redwood Business Park - Sequoia Center - 1400 North McDowell Blvd 1400 North McDowell Blvd, 94954 71,884 1996

Most Recently-Built Office Buildings

in Petaluma

Office building Address Sqft Year built
Redwood Business Park - 1385 North McDowell Blvd 1385 North McDowell Blvd, 94954 55,597 2014
South Petaluma Business Center 1800 South McDowell Blvd, 94954 149,735 2007
Redwood Business Park - 1383 North McDowell Blvd 1383 North McDowell Blvd, 94954 59,500 2007
Petaluma Theatre Square 140 2nd Street, 94952 37,039 2007
Waterfront Office Building 201 1st Street, 94952 47,063 2005
3835 Cypress Drive 3835 Cypress Drive, 94954 38,308 2003
Redwood Business Park - 5401 Old Redwood Hwy 5401 Old Redwood Hwy, 94954 58,440 2001
Redwood Business Park - Sequoia Center - 5341 Old Redwood Hwy 5341 Old Redwood Hwy, 94954 66,656 2000
Lakeville Business Park - 1650 Corporate Circle 1650 Corporate Circle, 94954 59,400 2000
Redwood Business Park - 1465 North McDowell Blvd 1465 North McDowell Blvd, 94954 141,168 1999

Petaluma, CA - Green Office Space


The State of California takes development of energy-efficient green office space very seriously. That's to be expected, given that California is home to six of the top 30 largest green office markets in the U.S., according to the 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index. This report notes that over the past 12 years the overall percentage of EPA Energy Star-rated, and LEED-certified office buildings across these top markets has increased by about 33%. California recently enacted legislation requiring owners of larger commercial buildings to measure the change in energy consumption annually and to make those results available to the public.

A good example of a LEED-certified building in Petaluma is the Wells Fargo bank building at 125 Western Avenue. This property holds high LEED scorecard certifications for energy and atmosphere, indoor environmental quality, and innovative design.

Petaluma, CA's Top Office-Using Sectors

The Petaluma commercial real estate and office markets benefit significantly from demand that comes from top office-using sectors like agriculture, light manufacturing, government & education, along with larger corporate office users.

  • Agriculture – Demand for commercial real estate in Petaluma comes from companies such as Petaluma Poultry Producers and Clover Stornetta Farms, who are also two of the largest employers in the city.
  • Light Manufacturing – High-end manufacturers such as Calix and Camelbak contribute to the demand for office space in Petaluma.
  • Government & Education – Office employment in Petaluma is created by organizations such as the Petaluma City School District, the City of Petaluma, and the Santa Rosa Junior College.
  • Corporate Offices – Firms headquartered in Petaluma include Amy's Kitchen, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Athleta Inc., and Enphase Energy, Inc.

Petaluma Demographics


  • Total Population72,996
  • Male Population(48.9 %) 35,716
  • Female Population(51.1 %) 37,280
  • Median Age42.00


  • Average Household Income$109,295
  • Median Household Income$84,786
  • Median Income Under 25$58,218
  • Median Income 25-44$93,320
  • Median Income 45-64$101,116
  • Median Income Over 65$57,764