Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Downtown El Monte submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $31 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decline in rent.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 5,210 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the residents of Downtown El Monte work from home. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.