The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Thousand Oaks region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Thousand Oaks submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 53 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 8% of the office spaces in the Thousand Oaks are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 1,630 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class B.