On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The Los Alamitos submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $12 per sqft per year. That's a 27% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Los Alamitos submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have come on the market, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,200 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1971 and are Class A.