The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Solana Beach submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Solana Beach region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.