Most listings are in the $30's per square foot per year. The Core-Columbia submarket is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $6 per sqft per year. That's a 20% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Core-Columbia submarket has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 49 listings have come on the market, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 2% of the listings in the Core-Columbia are subleases, so you will probably have to focus your search on direct office leases. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,100 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this region are approximately 20 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1980 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Information is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Core-Columbia folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.