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342 Commercial Real Estate Listings in Carlsbad, CA

  • Carlsbad Gateway Center - Carlsbad
    5670 El Camino Real, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $16.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 42,092 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 6,392 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1987
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  • Office @ Beacon La Costa - Carlsbad
    7720 El Camino Real, Rancho LA Costa, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $54/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 9,277 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 9,277 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1982
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  • Elevate at Carlsbad Oak North - Carlsbad
    2864 Whiptail Loop, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $14.4/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 156,977 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 3,640 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2017
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  • The Plaza I - Carlsbad
    1921 Palomar Oaks Way, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $29.4/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 43,389 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 6,986 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1989
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  • The Atrium @ Bressi Ranch - Carlsbad
    2888 E. Loker Ave., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $27/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 80,869 Sqft
    Availability
    • 13 Spaces
    • 19,864 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2007
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  • Carlsbad Research Center - Carlsbad
    1555 Faraday Ave., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $30/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 24,278 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 24,278 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2002
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  • Studio 2200 - Carlsbad
    2200 Faraday Avenue, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $19.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 228,138 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 34,792 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1995
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  • Palomar Heights Office Plaza - Carlsbad
    5872 Owens Ave., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $24.6/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 11,520 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 5,144 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2001
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  • Rutherford Corporate Center - Carlsbad
    5925 Priestly Drive, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $27/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 114,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,389 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1992
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  • Carlsbad Executive Plaza - Carlsbad
    2131 Palomar Airport Rd., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $30.6/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 33,281 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 11,679 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1987
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  • Carlsbad Research Center - 1630 Faraday Avenue - Carlsbad
    1630 Faraday Avenue, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $11.88/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 33,329 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 26,929 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1999
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  • Carlsbad Gateway Center - Carlsbad
    5621 Palmer Way, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $16.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 26,180 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 3,070 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1989
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  • Ocean Collection - Carlsbad
    2510 Gateway Road, Bressi Ranch, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.9/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 50,498 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 17,547 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2008
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  • Office @ Beacon La Costa - Carlsbad
    7750 El Camino Real, Rancho LA Costa, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $48/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 10,034 Sqft
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 10,034 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1982
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  • Palomar Heights Corporate Center - Carlsbad
    5857 Owens Ave., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $29.4/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 67,860 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 7,270 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2000
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  • The Campus - Carlsbad
    5962 La Place Ct., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $25.8/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 46,833 Sqft
    Availability
    • 13 Spaces
    • 28,776 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2012
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  • Genesis Corporate Center - Carlsbad
    5938 Priestly Dr., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $27/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 17,089 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 9,104 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2001
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  • 2105 Rutherford Rd. - Carlsbad
    2105 Rutherford Rd., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $21/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 33,200 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 33,200 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1996
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  • Carlsbad Oaks Commerce Center - Carlsbad
    5931 Sea Lion Place, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.19/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 48,600 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,741 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1991
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  • Aston View Corporate Center - Carlsbad
    1808 Aston Ave., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $27/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 82,971 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 14,280 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2001
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  • Rexford Yarrow Drive Industrial Park - Carlsbad
    6300 Yarrow Dr., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $16.8/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 90,257 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 11,640 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1986
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  • Balfour Court Corporate Center - Carlsbad
    5927 Balfour Court, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $27/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 49,013 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,242 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2005
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  • Forum at Carlsbad - Carlsbad
    3207 Grey Hawk Ct., Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $28.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 75,093 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 9,432 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2006
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  • Carlsbad Airport Center - Carlsbad
    1935 Camino Vida Roble, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $24/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 40,445 Sqft
    Availability
    • 10 Spaces
    • 36,563 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1989
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  • Camino West Business Park - Carlsbad
    6351 Corte Del Abeto, Industrial Corridor - City Centre, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.25/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 44,572 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,268 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1992
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  • The Quad - Carlsbad
    5740 Fleet St., Carlsbad Ranch, Carlsbad, CA
    For Lease
    • $38.4/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 42,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 15,992 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1999
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Carlsbad, CA Commercial Real Estate

There are currently 345 commercial listings available in Carlsbad, CA. These listings include 347 commercial spaces that encompass a total of 2,934,181 square feet. Available commercial spaces in Carlsbad, CA range in size from 242 square feet to 249,015 square feet. A total of 189 off-market commercial properties located in Carlsbad, CA are also available for research.

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Carlsbad, CA Economic Overview

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Located in San Diego County, Carlsbad is the fifth-richest city in California and ranks among the 20th-wealthiest communities in the nation. With a population of nearly 111,000, this affluent seaside resort lies along seven miles of Pacific Coastline and is just 87 miles south of Los Angeles and 35 miles north of San Diego. Referred to as 'The Village by the Sea', neighboring cities include Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, and Encinitas. The commercial real estate market in Carlsbad is driven by a variety of factors, including tourism & recreation, clean technology, and life sciences.

Carlsbad has received recognition from around the country and the world as one of the best places to live and to do business. Carlsbad was named as one of 'The Best Places to Live 2016' by Men's Journal, one of the 'Hottest Zip Codes in America' by Realtor.com, the 'Digital Capital of California' by Google, the '#1 Best Place to Launch a Startup' by Forbes, and '#4 of the Top Ten Zip Codes for Venture Capital Investment in San Diego' by Atlantic Cities. With accolades like these it's no wonder the economy of Carlsbad continues to fire on all cylinders.

With a median household income of nearly $91,000 and an unemployment rate of just 4.6%, the economy in Carlsbad is growing by leaps and bounds. Last year alone, the median household income in Carlsbad increased by over 3.5% and the employment base increased by over 4% with nearly 52,000 people employed in the city.

Carlsbad, CA Commercial Real Estate Market

The commercial real estate market in Carlsbad is driven by both old and new tech, recreation, tourism, and traditional business. The core industries in Carlsbad are:

  • Action Sports – with Carlsbad having over 50% of the action sports jobs in San Diego County, this industry cluster grown significantly in Carlsbad over the past few years, with over 1,000 patents issued to companies in the city since 2008. With 42 action sports businesses in Carlsbad and over 2,600 jobs, some of the most notable action sports companies in Carlsbad include Callaway Golf, GoPro, TaylorMade-Adidas Golf, and Upper Deck.
  • Life Sciences – the city is home to just under 200 life sciences companies offering nearly 7,400 jobs. With its proximity to San Diego, Carlsbad is at the center of the life sciences, biomedical, and genetics research development companies in the country. Notable life science companies in Carlsbad include Thermo Fisher Scientific, Zimmer Biomet, Providien, and Abbott Labs.
  • Technology companies in Carlsbad are a main player in the commercial real estate market, with Google having named the city the digital capital of California. The ICT industry cluster includes cyber security, electronic device development, and robotics. The technology industry cluster in Carlsbad has more than 242 companies that employ more than 10,000 workers. Companies such as Sierra Wireless, Walmart Labs E-Commerce, Proficio, and Aethercomm call Carlsbad home.
  • Cleantech and renewable energy businesses in Carlsbad are also significant users of commercial office and industrial space in Carlsbad. With 74 businesses in the city creating 5,000 jobs, notable cleantech companies in Carlsbad include Poseidon Water, Verdezyne, Enviance, and Stellar Solar.

Other significant industries in Carlsbad include medical device manufacturing and R&D, robotics, and hospitality & tourism - in fact, Carlsbad is often also called the 'Titanium Valley' because it is home to golf manufacturing companies such as Callaway Golf Company, TaylorMade-Adidas Golf Company, Cobra Golf, and Titleist.

Commercial real estate trends in Carlsbad are proof of the dynamic market. Over the past year alone, multifamily prices have gained nearly 20%, asking prices for office space in Carlsbad have increased by over 4%, and industrial property in Carlsbad has risen by nearly 11%. Across all asset classes, rental rates, vacancy, and net absorption continue to move in the right direction.

Carlsbad, CA Office Rental Rates ($/SF/year)

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF.

Carlsbad, CA Office Sales

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, for properties larger than 50K SF, which sold at over $5M.

Carlsbad, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 7,327,574 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 3,896,795 SF / 53.18% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 3,430,779 SF / 46.82% of total office

By class:

  • Class A: 3,328,627 SF / 45.43% of total office
  • Class B: 3,892,947 SF / 53.13% of total office
  • Class C: 106,000 SF / 1.45% of total office

Industrial

Total: 7,984,463 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 2,930,067 SF / 36.7% of total industrial
  • 100k to 500k SF: 5,054,396 SF / 63.3% of total industrial

By class:

  • Class A: 4,288,778 SF / 53.71% of total industrial
  • Class B: 3,555,685 SF / 44.53% of total industrial

Office Spaces with Retail

Total: 2,703,509 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 908,768 SF / 33.61% of total office with retail
  • 100k to 500k SF: 1,794,741 SF / 66.39% of total office with retail

Employment in Carlsbad, CA

Employment

Job growth in Carlsbad has increased by over 4% this past year, with a current labor force in the city at nearly 52,000. Over 50% of the workforce is employed in the areas of management, administration, sales, and business & financial operations.

Top employers in Carlsbad are ViaSat communications, Thermo Fisher Scientific biotechnology, LEGOLAND California family theme park, Carlsbad Unified School District, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa, TaylorMade-Adidas golf equipment, SGN Nutrition, Gemological Institute of America laboratory, City of Carlsbad, OptumRx biotechnology, Genoptix biotechnology, and the Park Hyatt Aviara resort.

Education in Carlsbad, CA

Public schools in Carlsbad are operated by four school districts, including the Carlsbad Unified School District and the Encinitas Union School District. Together these districts manage the 15 elementary schools, three middle schools, and three public high schools in Carlsbad. Private schools in Carlsbad include the military prep Army and Navy Academy, Pacific Ridge School, Palisades Point Christian Academy, and St. Patrick School.

Colleges and universities serving Carlsbad include MiraCosta and Palomar community colleges, California State University San Marcos, San Diego State University, University of California San Diego, Alliant International University, Point Loma Nazarene, and the Thomas Jefferson Law School.

Commuting Time in Carlsbad, CA

The average commuting time in Carlsbad is just over 25 minutes, with nearly 4% of the workforce having a super commute of 90 minutes or more each day. In addition, 11% of the work-week labor force does not commute, choosing to work from home instead, while over 7% carpool to and from work each day.

  • Interstate 5 runs along the western edge of Carlsbad, while State Route 78 is just north of the city.
  • Bus service and local train service in Carlsbad is provided by the North County Transit District, while Amtrak provides longer distance commuter rail service.
  • The Port of San Diego, the fourth largest in the State, is near Carlsbad.
  • McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad provides commercial and corporate service, while San Diego International Airport is less than one hour away.

Carlsbad Demographics

Population

  • Total Population114,253
  • Male Population(48.4 %) 55,353
  • Female Population(51.6 %) 58,900
  • Median Age42.90

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$150,564
  • Median Household Income$110,478
  • Median Income Under 25$48,947
  • Median Income 25-44$131,402
  • Median Income 45-64$133,620
  • Median Income Over 65$75,292

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