On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The El Segundo 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 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the El Segundo region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 14% of the office spaces in the El Segundo 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 3,590 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class A.