Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Whittier region is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 14% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Whittier submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 40% of the office spaces in the Whittier 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 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 900 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1974 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Whittier occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.