The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Santa Fe Springs submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $10 per sqft per year. That's a 33% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Santa Fe Springs submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 11 listings have been posted online, which means spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 9% of the available leases in the Santa Fe Springs are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. 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 1,420 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Health care is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Santa Fe Springs work from home. Commuting around an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.