The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Montalvo region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $32 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Montalvo region has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have come on the market, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 117% of the listings in the Montalvo 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,800 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1996 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Agriculture is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Montalvo residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.