The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Whittier submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 3% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Whittier submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued region.
In the last 90 days, 44 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 1,770 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region 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 folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.