On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Huntington Beach region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Huntington Beach submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 57 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Huntington Beach 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,580 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Huntington Beach folk. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.