The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The San Marino submarket is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $40 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Marino region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 480 sqft. Most properties in this region are close to 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1961 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Education is the dominant industry in this region. Most of the folk of San Marino work from home. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.