Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Downtown Ventura submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $45 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Downtown Ventura region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 80% of the available leases in the Downtown Ventura are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,740 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1936 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of Downtown Ventura work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.