On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Orange County region is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $3 per sqft per year. That's a 11% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 32 listings have been listed, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 16% of the office spaces in the Orange County 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 5,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class A.