On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Downey submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $48 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Downey region has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been listed, which means new listings most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 1,300 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1968 and are Class B.