On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Santa Fe Springs region is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Santa Fe Springs submarket has lower rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated submarket.
In the last 90 days, 19 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are 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 1,570 sqft. Most buildings in this region are approximately 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1978 and are Class A.