The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Northwest Santa Ana submarket is going through a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Northwest Santa Ana submarket has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been posted online, which means new availabilities are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 78% of the listings in the Northwest Santa Ana 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,730 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1964 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northwest Santa Ana occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.