Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Palmdale region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $10 per sqft per year. That's a 54% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Palmdale submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 425% of the office spaces in the Palmdale 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,430 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2006 and are Class B.