On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Palmdale submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $16 per sqft per year. That's a 116% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Palmdale region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,270 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2003 and are Class A.