On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Pomona submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $9 per sqft per year. That's a 29% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Pomona submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 12% of the available leases in the Pomona are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 4,250 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1983 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Pomona residents. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.