On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Western San Diego submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Western San Diego submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 41 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 7% of the available space in the Western San Diego are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 1,800 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Western San Diego work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.