Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Rancho Palos Verdes region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $11 per sqft per year. That's a 29% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Rancho Palos Verdes region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 0 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About Inf% of the available space in the Rancho Palos Verdes 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,200 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class C.