The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Soquel region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $29 per sqft per year. That's a 46% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been listed, which means office spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 38% of the available leases in the Soquel are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 2,490 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1989 and are Class B.