The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Carson region is going through a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Carson submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have come on the market, which means listings are probably 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 1,080 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1984 and are Class B.