The typical asking rate per listing is in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lakewood submarket is going through a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $11 per sqft per year. That's a 41% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Lakewood region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been posted online, which means leases are probably going fast. 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.
Even though the median size is 8,770 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1987 and are Class B.