On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The San Clemente submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Clemente submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 7% of the available space in the San Clemente are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 3,560 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.