The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Los Angeles submarket is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the East Los Angeles submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 100% of the available leases in the East Los Angeles are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. 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 1,320 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1951 and are Class B.