On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Goleta region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 19% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 45 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 11% of the available leases in the Goleta are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 11,090 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class A.