On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Santa Fe Springs region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Santa Fe Springs region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably going fast. 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 region are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1978 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of Santa Fe Springs work from home. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.