Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Encinitas submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 156% of the available leases in the Encinitas 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,530 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.