On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Placer region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 92 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 125% of the available space in the Placer 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,220 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class B.