On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kern region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 95 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 67% of the available space in the Kern are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 2,650 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class B.