Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Carlsbad 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, 252 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the office spaces in the Carlsbad are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,160 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1998 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Carlsbad occupants. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.