On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The San Marcos submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $16 per sqft per year. That's a 44% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the San Marcos region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 111 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 11% of the available space in the San Marcos are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,260 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.