The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Laguna Niguel region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $17 per sqft per year. That's a 55% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Laguna Niguel submarket has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,730 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class B.