Compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Los Angeles market, the Downtown Ventura region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 5 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 60% of the available leases in the Downtown Ventura 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.
Even though the median size is 4,740 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 4 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1936 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Most of the residents of Downtown Ventura work from home. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.