The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Orange submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Orange region has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 64 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 64% of the available space in the Orange are subleases, so you might be able to find a shorter term or below market rent. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 6,730 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.