Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Eastern San Diego submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Eastern San Diego region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 221 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the listings in the Eastern San Diego 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,150 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market 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 area. 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.