The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Watsonville submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $21 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been posted online, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 233% of the listings in the Watsonville 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.
Even though the median size is 5,240 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1992 and are Class A.