Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Downtown El Monte region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 5,210 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the folk of Downtown El Monte work from home. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.