Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Carlsbad submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Carlsbad region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 93 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the listings in the Carlsbad are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 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 region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Carlsbad residents. Commuting approximately 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.