The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Oxnard region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Oxnard region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 28 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 11% of the listings 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,620 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1997 and are Class A.