The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Eastern San Diego submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Eastern San Diego region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 221 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the office spaces in the Eastern San Diego are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,150 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 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 walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Eastern San Diego occupants. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.