On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Western San Diego region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $34 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Western San Diego region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 73 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 115% of the listings in the Western San Diego 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,360 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of Western San Diego work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.