Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Western San Diego submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Western 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, 22 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,720 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area 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 occupants 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.