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 undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been made available, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 300% of the listings in the Civic Center 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 available, 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 availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1971 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 market. 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.