On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Auburn region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $11 per sqft per year. That's a 42% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Greater Sacramento market, the Auburn submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. 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 900 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class C.