Most listings are in the $20's per square foot per year. The Loma Alta region is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $4 per sqft per year. That's a 19% rise in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Loma Alta region has smaller rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 18 listings have come on the market, which means leases most likley are leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. 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 3,690 sqft, there are still 0 spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 1 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1983 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Real estate is the dominant industry in this region. Commute by car is the most popular way to get to work amongst Loma Alta residents. Commuting between 20 and 25 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.