The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Brea submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Brea region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 9% of the listings in the Brea 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,560 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.