Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Hawthorne submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Hawthorne submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 457,030 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.