Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Manhattan Beach region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 13 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 1,660 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 6 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.