Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Lake Forest submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $31 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Lake Forest submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been listed, which means office spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 83% of the office spaces in the Lake Forest 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,010 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1999 and are Class B.