On average, listings lease in the $50's per square foot per year. The Solana Beach submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Solana Beach region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, 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.
Even though the median size is 2,920 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.