The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Escondido submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 15% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Escondido submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 41 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the office spaces 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,800 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.