The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Cortez submarket is experiencing a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate rose $36 per sqft per year.
Compared to the rest of the San Diego market, the Cortez region has higher rates, and you'll have to negotiate above asking rent to be in this hot submarket.
In the last 90 days, 3 listings have been made available, which means spaces are probably going fast. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. 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 2,290 sqft. Most buildings in this area are approximately 8 stories. Most buildings in this area were built in 1985 and are Class B.
Not much of the real estate is used for commercial space, so it might be hard to find office space. Waste services is the dominant industry in this area. Commute by public transit is the most popular way to get to work amongst Cortez residents. Commuting close to an hour a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.