Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Salinas region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $12 per sqft per year. That's a 71% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,200 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.