The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Santa Fe Springs region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Santa Fe Springs region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,570 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class A.