In the last 90 days, 103 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 10% of the available leases in the Santa Barbara are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,700 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1971 and are Class A.