Most listings are in the $0's per square foot per year. The Manhattan Beach submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $55 per sqft per year. That's a 100% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 13 listings have been listed, which means leases might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 8% of the listings in the Manhattan Beach are subleases, so you will probably need to sign a longer term lease with the landlord directly. 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 840 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1985 and are Class B.