The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Western San Diego region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $7 per sqft per year. That's a 18% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Western San Diego submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 71 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the Western 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 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 1,630 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.
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 area. Most of the occupants of Western San Diego work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.