Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Whittier submarket is seeing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $14 per sqft per year. That's a 32% decrease in rent.
In the last 90 days, 10 listings have been posted online, which means listings might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 30% of the listings in the Whittier are subleases, so you might be able to sign a shorter term by taking over a previous lease. 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 1,290 sqft. Most buildings in this market are close to 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1994 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Public administration is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by walking is the most popular way to get to work amongst Whittier folk. Commuting approximately an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.