Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Mission Hills region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 2 listings have come on the market, which means spaces most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 50% of the available leases in the Mission Hills 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 2,890 sqft, there are still 0 new listings below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this area are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1981 and are Class C.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Manufacturing is the dominant industry in this market. Most of the occupants of Mission Hills work from home. Commuting around an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.