Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Laguna Beach region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces most likley are 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 910 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1975 and are Class B.