Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Costa Mesa submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 4% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Costa Mesa submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 49 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available space in the Costa Mesa are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 2,600 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1982 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Costa Mesa occupants. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.