Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Fountain Valley submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 46% of the available leases in the Fountain Valley 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,400 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class B.