The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lancaster submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 30% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Lancaster region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the office spaces in the Lancaster 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,730 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1987 and are Class B.