Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The South End submarket is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $6 per sqft per year. That's a 16% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the South End submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 500% of the available leases in the South End are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 2,180 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1991 and are Class B.
A large portion of this area is residential, but there's plenty of office_space. Construction is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst South End occupants. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.