On average, listings lease in the $80's per square foot per year. The City Heights region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $59 per sqft per year. That's a 250% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the City Heights submarket has more expensive rates, and you'll need to pay a premium to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means office spaces most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 13,000 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are approximately 6 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 2003 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Professional services is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst City Heights folk. Commuting close to an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.