The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Venice region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 25% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,070 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1958 and are Class Class B.