Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Westside submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $4 per sqft per year. That's a 17% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 31 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 39% of the available space in the Westside 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 1,080 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1916 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Westside folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.