Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Dana Point submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $8 per sqft per year. That's a 17% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Dana Point submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means new listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the available leases in the Dana Point 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,620 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1984 and are Class C.