Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Carson region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 11% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Carson submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,100 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.