The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Eastern San Diego region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Eastern San Diego submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 80 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available leases in the Eastern San Diego are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 1,840 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Eastern San Diego folk. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.