On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Soquel submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $29 per sqft per year. That's a 46% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 38% of the available space in the Soquel 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 2,490 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1989 and are Class B.