On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Escondido submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 51% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Escondido region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the available leases in the Escondido 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,260 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.