On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Santa Clarita region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Santa Clarita region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 73 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 1% of the available space in the Santa Clarita are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 1,380 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2003 and are Class A.