Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Northeastern San Diego region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Northeastern San Diego submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 184 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available leases in the Northeastern 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 1,770 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the residents of Northeastern San Diego work from home. Commuting close to 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.