Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Eastern San Diego submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Eastern San Diego region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 224 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Eastern San Diego 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 2,020 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Eastern San Diego folk. Commuting close to 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.