Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Signal Hill submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 120% of the available space in the Signal Hill 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class B.