Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Encinitas region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 178% of the available space in the Encinitas are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.