Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The South Pasadena region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the South Pasadena region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been listed, which means office spaces might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 167% of the available leases in the South Pasadena 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1950 and are Class B.