The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Arcadia region is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $5 per sqft per year. That's a 12% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Arcadia region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,380 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.