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1,947 Commercial Real Estate Listings in San Diego, CA

  • 1420 Kettner Blvd - San Diego
    1420 Kettner Blvd, Harborview, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $600/Month
    Property
    • Flex Space
    • 123,059 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 500 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1984
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  • 2801 Camino Del Rio South - San Diego
    2801 Camino del Rio South, Mission Valley East, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.42/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 30,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 2,874 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1973
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  • 9726 Aero Drive - San Diego
    9726 Aero Drive, Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.2/Month
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 22,216 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 9,322 Sqft
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  • 1809-1819 Adams Ave - San Diego
    1809-1819 Adams Ave, University Heights, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Retail
    • 10,982 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 1,796 Sqft
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  • 2031 commercial street - San Diego
    2031 commercial street, Logan Heights, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $3.95 - $4.5/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Mixed Use
    • 12,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 538 Sqft
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  • Bldg. B - San Diego
    9370 Sky Park Ct., Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $28.8/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 35,535 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 12,853 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1986
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  • Penasquitos Point Retail Center, Suite Q - San Diego
    12812 Rancho Penasquitos Blvd, Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $2.3/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Retail
    • 11,067 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,164 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1986
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  • Uptown Centre - San Diego
    4080 Centre Street, University Heights, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.55 - $28.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 20,456 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 5,010 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1988
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  • Lusk Business Park - San Diego
    6440 Lusk Blvd, Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $14.4 - $22.8/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 370,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 11 Spaces
    • 16,532 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1988
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  • Oberlin Court - San Diego
    5665 Oberlin Drive, Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $2.65 - $2.75/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 30,996 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 3,013 Sqft
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  • Alta Sorrento - San Diego
    9444 Waples St., Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $30.6/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 88,315 Sqft
    Availability
    • 8 Spaces
    • 27,379 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1986
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  • 3065 Rosecrans Place - San Diego
    3065 Rosecrans Place, Loma Portal, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.5 - $1.95/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 27,193 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 6,269 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1960
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  • Mercado Shopping Center - San Diego
    11828 Bernardo Center Drive, Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $2.5/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Retail
    • 63,211 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 601 Sqft
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  • Cabrillo Plaza - San Diego
    3990 Old Town Avenue, Old Town San Diego, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $27 - $27.6/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 80,891 Sqft
    Availability
    • 12 Spaces
    • 17,248 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1984
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  • 10505 Sorrento Valley Road - San Diego
    10505 Sorrento Valley Road, Torrey Pines Preserve, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.85/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 54,094 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 18,523 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1983
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  • 4683 MIssion Gorge Place - San Diego
    4683 MIssion Gorge Place, Grantville, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.21/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 6,480 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 6,480 Sqft
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  • Scripps Mesa Business Park - 9879-9939 Hibert Street - San Diego
    9899 Hibert Street, Scripps Ranch, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.1 - $1.25/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 63,033 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 4,869 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1982
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  • Science Center Drive - San Diego
    10255 Science Center Drive, University City, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $39/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 53,740 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 53,740 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1995
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  • Carroll Canyon Commerce Center - Bldg. B - San Diego
    9715 Carroll Centre Rd., Miramar, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $18/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 15,715 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,571 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1988
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  • The Reserve - San Diego
    3398 Carmel Mountain Rd., Torrey Pines Preserve, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $43.8/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 39,167 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 32,805 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2000
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  • Paseo Del Mar - Building I - San Diego
    12275 El Camino Real, Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $4.4/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 79,501 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 6,638 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2006
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  • Lomas Pacific II - San Diego
    9444 Farnham St., Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $30.6/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 43,176 Sqft
    Availability
    • 6 Spaces
    • 18,892 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1985
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  • Black Mountain Commerce Park - San Diego
    9360-9420 Activity Rd., Miramar, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $14.4 - $18/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 59,140 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 2,600 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1980
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  • The Spreckels Building - San Diego
    121 East Broadway, Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $36/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 108,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 14 Spaces
    • 35,421 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1912
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  • Sky Park Office Plaza - 9325 Sky Park Court - San Diego
    9325 Sky Park Court, Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $3.15/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 71,857 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 33,434 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1987
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  • Carroll Canyon Commerce Center - Bldg. D - San Diego
    9835 Carroll Centre Rd., Miramar, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $18/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 15,812 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 2,431 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1988
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San Diego, CA Commercial Real Estate

There are currently 1,948 commercial listings available in San Diego, CA. These listings include 2,049 commercial spaces that encompass a total of 23,839,380 square feet. Available commercial spaces in San Diego, CA range in size from 102 square feet to 1,000,000 square feet. A total of 1,198 off-market commercial properties located in San Diego, CA are also available for research.

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San Diego, CA Economic Overview

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Located along the California coast, San Diego is as famous for its sunshine and beaches as it is for its vast military installations. The fact that it’s just miles away from the Mexican border greatly contributes to San Diego’s culture, tourism industry and economy.

San Diego’s economy revolves around a combination of industries: military and defense, international trade, education, healthcare, medical and academic research, technology and tourism. The city is home to the largest naval fleet in the world, while also attracting over 30 million visitors each year, with tourism injecting roughly $17 billion annually into the local economy.

The combination of its coastline and proximity to Mexico also makes it one of the most important trade hubs in the region and to the rich and vibrant San Diego commercial real estate market.

San Diego, CA Commercial Real Estate Market

While San Diego’s economy is heavily reliant on military and defense, it’s also home to a burgeoning office market, encompassing over 74 million square feet of office space throughout San Diego County.

Downtown San Diego, also known as Centre City, serves as the city’s financial, business, and cultural center. The Downtown San Diego office market is home to over 4,000 businesses, which stretch across the area’s nine districts. 

Coronado office market relies heavily on both the military and tourism industries. The city’s highly-regarded beaches and famous resorts, like the historic Hotel del Coronado, attract visitors by the millions. But you’ll also find thousands of sailors at its U.S. Navy installations, which include the Naval Special Warfare Center–training ground of the Navy SEALs.

Point Loma, San Diego is also dominated by the defense and tourism sectors, with the Navy occupying roughly 1,800 acres and employing nearly 50,000. The center of the Point Loma, San Diego office market is Liberty Station, which consists of 361 acres of mixed-use space. The San Diego Airport is also located in Point Loma.

La Jolla office market is an important center for education, healthcare, biomedical and scientific research, as well as technology. It’s home to the University of California, San Diego, the Scripps Research Institute, and the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, just to name a few.

San Diego, CA Office Rental Rates ($/SF/year)

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

San Diego, CA Office Sales

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

San Diego, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

Office Spaces

Total: 97,381,270 SF

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

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 23,813,022 SF / 24.45% of total office
  • 100k to 500k SF: 59,349,654 SF / 60.95% of total office
  • 500k to 1M SF: 7,718,594 SF / 7.93% of total office
  • > 1M SF: 6,500,000 SF / 6.67% of total office

By class:

  • Class A+: 2,434,108 SF / 2.5% of total office
  • Class A: 44,474,953 SF / 45.67% of total office
  • Class B: 35,715,738 SF / 36.68% of total office
  • Class C: 1,296,226 SF / 1.33% of total office

Industrial

Total: 50,009,097 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 11,923,136 SF / 23.84% of total industrial
  • 100k to 500k SF: 31,647,503 SF / 63.28% of total industrial
  • 500k to 1M SF: 3,007,229 SF / 6.01% of total industrial
  • > 1M SF: 3,431,229 SF / 6.86% of total industrial

By class:

  • Class A: 18,942,134 SF / 37.88% of total industrial
  • Class B: 28,224,364 SF / 56.44% of total industrial
  • Class C: 130,409 SF / 0.26% of total industrial

Office Spaces with Retail

Total: 20,138,337 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF

By square footage range:

  • 50k to 100k SF: 4,613,501 SF / 22.91% of total office with retail
  • 100k to 500k SF: 10,230,822 SF / 50.8% of total office with retail
  • 500k to 1M SF: 1,817,014 SF / 9.02% of total office with retail
  • > 1M SF: 3,477,000 SF / 17.27% of total office with retail

Employment in San Diego, CA

Employment

San Diego’s workforce is one of the most educated in the world, with employment split between the city’s huge defense presence and highly-specialized fields like healthcare, education, and technology.

  • Military/Defense: Employment in San Diego revolves around the military, concentrated around Miramar or Midway. In fact, roughly 5% of all civilian jobs are military-related, and 15,000 area businesses have contracts with the Department of Defense. San Diego is home to the largest naval fleet in the world, and the U.S. Navy alone employs nearly 30,000 people, making it the city’s biggest employer.
  • Healthcare: Healthcare is another major employment sector in San Diego, with Kaiser Permanente, Sharp HealthCare, and Scripps Health ranking among the city’s largest employers. The county also has 140 contract research organizations, or CROs, making it an important hub of medical research.
  • Education: The University of California, San Diego is one of the city’s largest employers, providing jobs for nearly 30,000 residents. San Diego State University employs roughly 7,000 and the San Diego Unified School District employs another 14,000. This is one of the area’s key employment sectors.
  • Technology & Telecommunications: The Fortune 500 telecommunications company Qualcomm was founded in San Diego, and it remains headquartered here to this day. It’s also one of the area’s largest employers, with roughly 14,000 employees. There are several other tech and telecom firms operating in San Diego, as well.
  • Public Sector: Between the military and the City and County of San Diego, which employ over 35,000, government jobs remain a crucial part of San Diego’s local economy.
  • Agriculture: San Diego county is one of the top 20 overall agricultural producers in the country, and ranks #1 in avocado and nursery crop production. The farming industry injects $1.85 billion into the local economy and creates thousands of jobs.

Although manufacturing businesses don’t rank among San Diego’s biggest employers, the manufacturing industry as a whole remains an important part of the region’s economy.

Education in San Diego, CA

The majority of San Diego’s public schools fall under the San Diego Independent School District, which is the second-largest in the state.

More than one third of San Diegans over the age of 25 have bachelor’s degrees or higher, making it one of the most educated cities in the U.S. Some of its more important colleges and universities include the University of San Diego, San Diego State University, and the University of California, San Diego. The San Diego Community College District also has a large presence.

Commuting Time in San Diego, CA

In 2016, San Diego was ranked as having the 9th shortest commute time in the U.S., with an average of 23 minutes. Though roughly 80% of residents use automobiles as their sole method of transportation, the city does provide trolley, bus, and commuter rail service.

  • You can find the schedules for the cities extensive trolley and bus systems, which are both part of the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), here: https://sdmts.com/schedules-real-time
  • San Diego recently introduced a bike sharing program through DecoBike. Find out more here: http://www.decobike.com/sandiego/

San Diego Demographics

Population

  • Total Population1,409,573
  • Male Population(50.5 %) 711,134
  • Female Population(49.5 %) 698,439
  • Median Age34.90

Income/Financial

  • Average Household Income$108,864
  • Median Household Income$79,673
  • Median Income Under 25$40,773
  • Median Income 25-44$84,962
  • Median Income 45-64$92,706
  • Median Income Over 65$59,709

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