Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Santa Cruz submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $37 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have come on the market, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 78% of the available leases in the Santa Cruz are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,580 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1967 and are Class A.