The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The North Auburn submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 36% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the North Auburn region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1990 and are Class B.