The typical asking rate per listing is in the $50's per square foot per year. The Solana Beach region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Solana Beach region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,680 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1986 and are Class A.