The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lancaster submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decrease 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 submarket.
In the last 90 days, 33 listings have been made available, which means new listings 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,590 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class A.