The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Mission Hills submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $36 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Mission Hills region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 250% of the available leases in the Mission Hills are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,890 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Mission Hills work from home. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.