Most listings are in the $10's per square foot per year. The Whittier region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $18 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Whittier submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted region.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 520% of the available space in the Whittier are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 580 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1974 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Whittier occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.