Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the El Monte submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 2,070 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1974 and are Class B.