The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Palmdale submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Palmdale submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 23 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be going fast. 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,040 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1998 and are Class A.