On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Paramount region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $20 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Paramount region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means listings 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 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 1,100 sqft. Most buildings in this region were built in 1965.