On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Davis region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Davis submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,450 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1998 and are Class B.