Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Carlsbad submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Carlsbad region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 256 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 57% of the available space in the Carlsbad are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,120 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1997 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Carlsbad residents. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.