The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Los Alamitos submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Los Alamitos submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have come on the market, which means spaces are probably going fast. 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 1,550 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 and are Class A.