The typical asking rate per listing is 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 rose $7 per sqft per year. That's a 21% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Core-Columbia region has greater rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot region.
In the last 90 days, 58 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the office spaces in the Core-Columbia 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 available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 4,000 sqft, there are still 0 leases below 2,000 sqft. Most buildings in this region are close to 20 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1980 and are Class B.
This region is fairly equally mixed residential and commercial. Information is the dominant industry in this market. 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.