Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Serra Mesa submarket has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 16 listings have been made available, which means leases are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 13% of the available space in the Serra Mesa 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 5,690 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are around 3 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 1982 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Arts, entertainment, and restaurants are the dominant industries in this market. Commute by motorcycle is the most popular way to get to work amongst Serra Mesa residents. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.