Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Palmdale submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 85% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Palmdale submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,270 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 2003 and are Class A.