On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Encinitas submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $50 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Encinitas region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 144% of the available leases in the Encinitas 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 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 1,820 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.