The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Alhambra submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 20% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area market, the Alhambra region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 44 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the listings in the Alhambra 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,930 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1975 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Alhambra folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.