Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lake Forest submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Lake Forest submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. 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 2,140 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1999 and are Class B.