The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Huntington Beach region is seeing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 10% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Huntington Beach submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 43% of the available space in the Huntington Beach 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 posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,470 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1981 and are Class B.