On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Oxnard region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Oxnard submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 24 listings have been posted online, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 208% of the office spaces in the Oxnard 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 on the market, 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 properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1992 and are Class A.