On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Placer submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 125 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available space in the Placer are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,170 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 2001 and are Class B.