The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Otay Mesa submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $29 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Otay Mesa region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been made available, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 100% of the listings in the Otay Mesa 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class A.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Health care is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Otay Mesa folk. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.