Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The San Clemente submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Clemente region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 140% of the available space in the San Clemente 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.
Even though the median size is 4,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2000 and are Class A.