On average, listings lease in the $30's per square foot per year. The City of San Buenaventura submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 8% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the City of San Buenaventura submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 15 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,690 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class A.