The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The San Marcos region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $8 per sqft per year. That's a 29% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the San Marcos region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 111 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 1,490 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.