On average, listings lease in the $40's per square foot per year. The Redondo Beach region is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $41 per sqft per year. That's a Inf% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Redondo Beach 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, 6 listings have been posted online, which means listings most likley are 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.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 710 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class B.