Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Montbello submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $1 per sqft per year. That's a 6% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been listed, which means listings most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 40% of the available leases in the Montbello 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,510 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Montbello occupants. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.