The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Soquel submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $34 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 38% of the available leases in the Soquel are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1989 and are Class B.