The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Laguna Hills submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $5 per sqft per year. That's a 15% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Laguna Hills region has higher rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 25 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 4% of the office spaces in the Laguna Hills are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,680 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1982 and are Class B.