On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The San Clemente submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Clemente submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 6% of the office spaces in the San Clemente 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.
Even though the median size is 3,560 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2000 and are Class A.