Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Carlsbad 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, 256 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available leases in the Carlsbad are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 3,230 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1998 and are Class B.