Finding space for your storefront or office can be daunting. Luckily, there are growing options for those looking for short-term office space, kitchen space, even long-term commercial space on the cheap. In addition, Oakland has become a mecca for collaborative arts, crafts, woodwork and a myriad other cool creations (think computer-controlled laser wood cutting and 3-D printers).

This is a guide for folks who are looking for space to work in, and who want more flexible or short-term options than a multi-year lease.

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