The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Kern submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 6% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 144 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Kern 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,950 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.