Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Encinitas region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decline in rent.
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 submarket.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably 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 1,190 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1996 and are Class B.