On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Fountain Valley region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $21 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Fountain Valley submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have come on the market, which means new listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 31% of the office spaces in the Fountain Valley are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 2,400 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Fountain Valley folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.