Most listings are in the $70's per square foot per year. The Malibu region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $26 per sqft per year. That's a 48% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Malibu region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,140 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.