Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Laguna Beach submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 300% of the available space in the Laguna Beach 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,920 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1969 and are Class B.