On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The North Auburn submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the North Auburn submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 175% of the listings in the North Auburn are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,120 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class C.