On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rancho Santa Margarita submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $0 per sqft per year. That's a 1% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Rancho Santa Margarita region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 167% of the available space in the Rancho Santa Margarita are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,260 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class A.