On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Santa Fe Springs region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $10 per sqft per year. That's a 33% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Santa Fe Springs submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 9% of the available space in the Santa Fe Springs are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 1,420 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this region 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 region. 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.