The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The San Marino region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $36 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the San Marino submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this discounted submarket.
In the last 90 days, 1 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities might be going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 200% of the listings in the San Marino are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 620 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1951 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 area. 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.