On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Goleta submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $25 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 45 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 27% of the available space in the Goleta 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,040 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class A.