On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Los Alamitos region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $15 per sqft per year. That's a 34% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Los Alamitos region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 660 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1971 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Los Alamitos folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.