The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Salinas submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $16 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,100 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.