On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Laguna Hills region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $46 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Laguna Hills region has greater rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 26 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 19% of the listings in the Laguna Hills are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,970 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class B.