Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Downtown Ventura region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 20% of the available space in the Downtown Ventura 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 4,660 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1936 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Downtown Ventura 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.