The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Auburn region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 39% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Auburn region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 900 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class C.