On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Thousand Oaks submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Thousand Oaks region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 49 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the listings in the Thousand Oaks are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 1,560 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.