On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Civic Center submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $24 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Civic Center submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 600% of the office spaces in the Civic Center 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 13,270 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the folk of Civic Center work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.