The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Village submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 15% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Village region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 8% of the listings in the Village are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 1,760 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Village residents. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.