The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Carmichael region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Carmichael submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 properties in this area are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class C.