The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Arcadia region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Arcadia submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been made available, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1984 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Arcadia residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.