The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Huntington Beach region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $7 per sqft per year. That's a 28% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Huntington Beach submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the listings 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,970 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market 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. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Huntington Beach folk. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.