The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Huntington Beach submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $6 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Huntington Beach region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. 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 850 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Huntington Beach occupants. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.