On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lancaster submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 13% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Lancaster submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1988 and are Class A.