On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Venice region is seeing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $23 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 50% of the listings in the Venice 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,120 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1960 and are Class B.