The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Central San Diego region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $45 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Central San Diego submarket has greater rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 183 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 56% of the listings in the Central San Diego 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 on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,860 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are around 4 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 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 bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central San Diego residents. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.