On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lancaster region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $6 per sqft per year. That's a 30% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Lancaster region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 13% of the available space in the Lancaster are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. 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 1,730 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 1 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.