The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The West City submarket is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the West City submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 63% of the available space in the West City are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 770 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1988 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Utilities is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst West City residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.