Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Little Italy region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 30 listings have been listed, which means leases most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,170 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1985 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Construction is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Little Italy occupants. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.