On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Colton submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $8 per sqft per year. That's a 50% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Colton region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 17 listings have been listed, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 129% of the listings in the Colton are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 7,110 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.