Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Carson region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $12 per sqft per year. That's a 50% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Carson region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have been made available, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 8% of the office spaces in the Carson are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 2,220 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Carson folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.