On average, listings lease in the $10's per square foot per year. The Lancaster submarket is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 14% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Lancaster submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 29 listings have come on the market, 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,590 sqft. Most buildings in this area are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1988 and are Class A.