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2,003 Commercial Real Estate Listings in San Diego, CA

  • Ruffin Business Center - San Diego
    3635 Ruffin Road, Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.75 - $2.05/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 20,686 Sqft
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 19,755 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1986
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • SMARTSPACE - San Diego
    4455 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100, Kearny Mesa, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $600 - $650/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 14,892 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 219 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 5987 El Cajon Boulevard - San Diego
    5987 El Cajon Boulevard, El Cerrito, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.75 - $2/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Retail
    • 3,000 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 3,000 Sqft
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  • Mission Valley Crossroads - San Diego
    404 Camino Del Rio South, Mission Valley East, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $2.9 - $2.95/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 139,727 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 7,861 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1981
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  • Hazard Center Office Tower - San Diego
    7676 Hazard Center Dr., Mission Valley East, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $43.8/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 268,645 Sqft
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 28,318 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1990
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  • Mission Center Office Park - 5353 Mission Center Road - San Diego
    5353 Mission Center Road, Mission Valley East, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $32.4/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 63,505 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 3,223 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1974
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  • Torrey Pines Business Park - San Diego
    3910 Sorrento Valley Blvd, Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $18 - $25.8/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 190,256 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 25,830 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1974
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  • Lusk II Business Park - 6640 & 6650 Lusk Blvd - San Diego
    6640 Lusk Blvd, Sorrento Valley, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.4 - $1.9/Sqft/Month
    Property
    • Office
    • 53,890 Sqft
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 3,667 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1988
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  • DiamondView East Village - San Diego
    350 10th Avenue, East Village, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $61.8 - $64.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 313,103 Sqft
    Availability
    • 14 Spaces
    • 105,216 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2007
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  • High Bluff Ridge at Del Mar - Bldg. B - San Diego
    12481 High Bluff Dr., Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $52.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 68,038 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 12,617 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2005
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  • Bernardo Plaza Court - San Diego
    11838 Bernardo Plaza Ct., Rancho Bernardo, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $28.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 12,768 Sqft
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 3,395 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1980
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  • Rio Vista Plaza II - San Diego
    8889 Rio San Diego Drive, Mission Valley East, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $34.2 - $36.6/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 29,647 Sqft
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 12,969 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 2003
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  • 35 North - Bldg. 3 - San Diego
    3570 Camino del Rio N., Mission Valley East, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $31.8 - $34.2/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 31,406 Sqft
    Availability
    • 4 Spaces
    • 18,153 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1980
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  • Foremost Professional Plaza - San Diego
    12396 World Trade Dr., Carmel Mountain, San Diego, CA
    For Lease
    • $32.4/Sqft/Year
    Property
    • Office
    • 59,681 Sqft
    Availability
    • 8 Spaces
    • 11,696 Sqft
    Year Built
    • 1992
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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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