Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Northern San Diego submarket is experiencing a decrease in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate fell $3 per sqft per year. That's a 8% decline in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Northern San Diego region has more expensive rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 202 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 80% of the available leases in the Northern San Diego 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.
Even though the median size is 3,550 sqft, there are still 0 listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1986 and are Class A.
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 public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northern San Diego folk. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.