Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Hawthorne region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 8 listings have been posted online, which means 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,820 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Hawthorne folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.