On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The San Marcos submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the San Marcos submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 111 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 9% of the office spaces in the San Marcos 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,080 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1983 and are Class B.