On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Uptown Whittier region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $5 per sqft per year. That's a 22% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Uptown Whittier region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,450 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Uptown Whittier folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.