The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Northern San Diego submarket is experiencing a decline in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate decreased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 29% decrease in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Northern San Diego region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 176 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 7% of the available space in the Northern San Diego are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 2,610 sqft, there are still 0 new availabilities below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 floors. Most buildings in this market were built in 1986 and are Class A.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Finance and insurance are the dominant industries in this region. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Northern San Diego residents. Commuting around 30 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.