The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Orange County submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 32 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 19% of the available leases in the Orange County are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class A.