Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The East LA region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $15 per sqft per year. That's a 48% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 22 listings have been listed, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 105% of the available space in the East LA 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1952 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the occupants of East LA work from home. Commuting close to 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.