Most listings are in the $70's per square foot per year. The Malibu submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $26 per sqft per year. That's a 48% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Malibu 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, 1 listings have been made available, 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 3,140 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class A.