Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Monterey region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been posted online, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 47% of the office spaces in the Monterey 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 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 2,340 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class A.