If you need short-term space that is more of a traditional office setup, complete with furniture, several national and regional chains have office suite space for rent in Oakland. Here’s a list as of November 2013:

Pacific Business Centers
1300 Clay St, Ste 600  (between 13th & 14th Streets)
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 464-8000

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 5 pm
Located right in the center of downtown Oakland, 1 block from BART
Info: http://www.pbcoffices.com/locations/oakland.html and Oakland@pboffices.com

Premier Business Centers
Lake Merritt Plaza, 1999 Harrison Street, 18th Floor  (between 19th & 20th Streets)
Oakland, CA 94612
(415) 590-4888

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 5 pm
http://www.pbcenters.com/locations/california/alameda-county/oakland-executive-suite
Located in Uptown, not far from BART and overlooking Lake Merritt
Contact: http://www.pbcenters.com/locations/california/alameda-county/oakland-executive-suite

Regus Oakland
505 14th Street, Suite 900, Oakland, California, 94612

http://www.regus.com/locations/office-space/california-oakland-oakland-city-center
Large, international chain with office spaces right downtown.

 

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