Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Northeastern San Diego region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Northeastern San Diego region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 170 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available leases in the Northeastern 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,580 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of Northeastern San Diego work from home. Commuting around 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.