Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Commerce region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $33 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Commerce region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 171% of the listings in the Commerce 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,690 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1967 and are Class A.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the folk of Commerce work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.