Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Mission Viejo submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 14 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 43% of the listings in the Mission Viejo 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,500 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class B.