On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Encinitas region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 13% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Encinitas region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,200 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class B.