The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The College East submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 20% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the College East region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1969 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst College East residents. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.