On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The San Clemente submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 10% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Clemente region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been posted online, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 127% of the available leases in the San Clemente are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 11,350 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2000 and are Class A.