In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 11% of the listings in the Downtown Santa Barbara are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,220 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1968 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Santa Barbara folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.