Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The East Los Angeles region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $25 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the East Los Angeles region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 400% of the available leases in the East Los Angeles 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 1,320 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1949 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 area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst East Los Angeles residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.