The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Scotts Valley region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the office spaces in the Scotts Valley 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 490 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1990 and are Class B.