On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The San Clemente submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Clemente submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 160% 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,800 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2000 and are Class A.