On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Sacramento submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Sacramento region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 145 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available space in the Sacramento are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,920 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.