Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The San Juan Capistrano submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Juan Capistrano region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 300% of the office spaces in the San Juan Capistrano are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,210 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class B.