On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Citrus Heights region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 26% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Citrus Heights submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class C.