Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the City Heights region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have been made available, which means new listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the available space in the City Heights 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 6,500 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 6 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 2003 and are Class B.
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 region. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst City Heights folk. Commuting approximately an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.