On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Scotts Valley submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $129 per sqft per year. That's a 86% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 6% of the office spaces in the Scotts Valley 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,270 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1990 and are Class B.