On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Mission Valley West submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $30 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Mission Valley West region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 167% of the available leases in the Mission Valley West are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,050 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1975 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Mission Valley West work from home. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.