Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Gaslamp region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $47 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Gaslamp region has more expensive rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 4 listings have been listed, which means leases are probably leasing quickly. 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.
Even though the median size is 4,700 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1911 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Gaslamp occupants. Commuting approximately 10 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.