On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Santa Maria region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $23 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 43 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 33% of the office spaces in the Santa Maria are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 770 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1994 and are Class A.