The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Westside submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $12 per sqft per year. That's a 34% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 7 listings have been made available, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 1,500 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1966 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this region. Most of the folk of Westside work from home. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.