Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Carlsbad submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 9% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Carlsbad submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 334 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the listings in the Carlsbad are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,850 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1998 and are Class B.