The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Mid-City region is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $2 per sqft per year. That's a 7% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Mid-City region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this undervalued submarket.
In the last 90 days, 6 listings have been posted online, which means listings are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet posted, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,500 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 3 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1987 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Wholesale trade is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Mid-City folk. Commuting between 30 and 45 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.