The typical asking rate per listing is in the $40's per square foot per year. The Central San Diego region is seeing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $1 per sqft per year. That's a 2% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Central San Diego region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 95 listings have been made available, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. 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 2,580 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are approximately 4 floors. Most buildings in this area 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 region. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Central San Diego occupants. Commuting more than an hour and a half a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.