On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Carmel Mountain region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 4% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Carmel Mountain region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 100% of the available space in the Carmel Mountain 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,080 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Carmel Mountain occupants. Commuting approximately 20 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.