Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the West Pasadena region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the listings in the West Pasadena 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,840 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1967 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst West Pasadena occupants. Commuting around 15 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.