The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Palmdale submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $19 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Palmdale region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 775% of the office spaces in the Palmdale are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,520 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2006 and are Class B.