Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Malibu submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have come on the market, which means office spaces might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 33% of the available space in the Malibu are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 600 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class A.