The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The San Clemente submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Clemente submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been posted online, which means new listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the available leases in the San Clemente are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.