The typical asking rate per listing is in the $60's per square foot per year. The Solana Beach region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $21 per sqft per year. That's a 47% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Solana Beach region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the listings in the Solana Beach 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,780 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.