Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the La Mesa submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means new listings might be 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,790 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1979 and are Class C.