Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Arcadia submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $37 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Arcadia region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 300% of the available leases in the Arcadia 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,420 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.