Most listings are in the $40's per square foot per year. The Core-Columbia submarket is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 4% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Core-Columbia region has higher rates, and you'll need to make a great offer to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 3% of the available leases in the Core-Columbia are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 2,730 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are around 20 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1980 and are Class B.
This market is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Information is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by bike is the most popular way to get to work amongst Core-Columbia residents. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.