Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kern region is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 9% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 95 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 69% of the office spaces in the Kern are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,910 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 1 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.