On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Huntington Beach region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 14% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Huntington Beach submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the available leases in the Huntington Beach are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 1,690 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1981 and are Class B.