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73 Commercial Real Estate Listings in Santa Cruz, CA

  • 313 Cedar St #A - Santa Cruz
    313 Cedar St #A, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 800 SF
    Availability Contact for availability
    Year Built
    • 1888
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  • Cooper House - Santa Cruz
    110 Cooper St/1384-86 Pacific, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $36 - $42/SF/YR
    Property
    • Retail
    • 96,579 SF
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 5,353 SF
    Year Built
    • 1994
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  • OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE - Santa Cruz
    911 Center St, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $2,200/MO
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 797 SF
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  • Soquel Avenue - Santa Cruz

    Soquel Avenue

    Office Freedom
    Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA
    Coworking
    Services
    • Virtual Office
    • Meeting Room
    • Private Office
    Amenities
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  • RETAIL SPACE FOR LEASE - Santa Cruz
    555 Pacific Ave, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Retail
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 2,805 SF
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  • 1200 Pacific Avenue - Santa Cruz
    1200 Pacific Avenue, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $19.8 - $30.18/SF/YR
    Property
    • Office
    • 55,000 SF
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 5,333 SF
    Year Built
    • 1998
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  • University Town Center - Santa Cruz
    1101 Pacific Avenue, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $2.05 - $16.2/SF/YR
    Property
    • Office
    • 85,338 SF
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 8,729 SF
    Year Built
    • 2000
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  • Cooper House - Santa Cruz
    110 Cooper St/1384-86 Pacific, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $19.8/SF/YR
    Property
    • Office
    • 96,579 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 2,597 SF
    Year Built
    • 1999
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  • 100 Pioneer Street - Santa Cruz
    100 Pioneer Street, Harvey West, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Office
    • 26,308 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 2,253 SF
    Year Built
    • 1991
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  • 877 Cedar Street - Santa Cruz
    877 Cedar Street, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $48 - $55.92/SF/YR
    Property
    • Office
    • 45,000 SF
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 1,379 SF
    Year Built
    • 1966
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  • 1407 Pacific Ave - Santa Cruz
    1407 Pacific Ave, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $2/SF/MO
    Property
    • Retail
    • 9,565 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 9,565 SF
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  • LIGHT INDUSTRIAL BUILDING FOR SALE - Santa Cruz
    202 Panetta Ave, Garfield, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Sale
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 22,594 SF
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  • 1205 Pacific Avenue - Santa Cruz
    1205 Pacific Avenue, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.65/SF/MO
    Property
    • Office
    • 1,489 SF
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 1,489 SF
    Year Built
    • 1905
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  • 1100 Water Street - Santa Cruz
    1100 Water St., Seabright, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.75/SF/MO
    Property
    • Office
    • 3,272 SF
    Availability
    • 3 Spaces
    • 3,200 SF
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  • OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE - Santa Cruz
    105 Locust St, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.75/SF/MO
    Property
    • Office
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 5,120 SF
    Year Built
    • 1900
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  • 106 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz
    106 Lincoln St. Santa Cruz, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.85/SF/MO
    Property
    • Retail
    • 1,012 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,012 SF
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  • 222 Cardiff Place - Santa Cruz
    222 Cardiff Place, Westlake, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $2/SF/MO
    Property
    • Office
    • 1,600 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 1,600 SF
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  • 1547 Pacific Avenue - Santa Cruz
    1547 Pacific Avenue, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Retail
    • 4,457 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 4,457 SF
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  • 903 Pacific Ave - Santa Cruz
    903 Pacific Ave, Downtown Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $600 - $1,900/MO
    Property
    • Office
    • 21,011 SF
    Availability
    • 5 Spaces
    • 2,602 SF
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  • 509-B Swift St. Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz
    509-B Swift St. Santa Cruz, Garfield, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.5/SF/YR
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 6,000 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 6,000 SF
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  • LIGHT INDUSTRIAL BUILDING FOR SALE - Santa Cruz
    202 Panetta Ave, Garfield, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Sale
    • $925,000
    Property
    • Industrial
    • 22,594 SF
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  • 841 Almar Ave - Santa Cruz
    841 Almar Ave, Garfield, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • Contact for pricing
    Property
    • Retail
    • 24,914 SF
    Availability
    • 2 Spaces
    • 5,428 SF
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  • LAND  FOR SALE - Santa Cruz
    Natural Bridges Dr, Garfield, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Sale
    • $4,500,000
    Property
    • Mixed Use
    • 120,226 SF
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  • 630 Water Street - Santa Cruz
    630 Water Street, Seabright, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $2/SF/YR
    Property
    • Office
    • 875 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 775 SF
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  • Harbor Center - Santa Cruz
    2050-2128 Soquel Ave, East Morrissey, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Sale
    • $5,950,000
    Property
    • Retail
    • 17,282 SF
    Year Built
    • 1979
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  • 719 Swift St. - Santa Cruz
    719 Swift St., Garfield, Santa Cruz, CA
    For Lease
    • $1.5/SF/MO
    Property
    • Office
    • 21,013 SF
    Availability
    • 1 Space
    • 17,400 SF
    View Details

Santa Cruz, CA Commercial Real Estate

There are currently 73 commercial listings available in Santa Cruz, CA. These listings include 46 commercial spaces that encompass a total of 200,780 square feet. Available commercial spaces in Santa Cruz, CA range in size from 268 square feet to 41,016 square feet. A total of 35 off-market commercial properties located in Santa Cruz, CA are also available for research.

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Santa Cruz, CA Economic Overview

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The City of Santa Cruz is the largest city in Santa Cruz County and one of California’s most picturesque beach towns, located on the northern part of the Monterey Bay. The City covers 15.8 square miles and is situated approximately 74 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles west of San Jose. Commonly referred to as “Surf City,” Santa Cruz is home to over 63,000 residents and known for its moderate climate, natural environment, coastline, redwood forests, and alternative community lifestyles. First founded in 1769 by Spanish explorers, the community engaged in agriculture, as well as producing and exporting lumber and gunpowder. Santa Cruz has since grown into a thriving business center and beach resort community, accommodating a variety of lifestyles and interests. The City is home to the University of California, Santa Cruz, a premier research institution and educational hub with an enrollment of nearly 17,900 students. Santa Cruz commercial real estate accommodates over 29,000 companies and continues to draw in startups and tech companies from Silicon Valley, due to its lower price tag and great value.

Principal industries in Santa Cruz include agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, education, and high-technology. The City is also central to the organic culture movement and specialty craft products, as well as home to the headquarters of the California Certified Organic Farmers. Winemaking is another important part of the economic and cultural life of Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz is home to a young and vibrant workforce, with a median age of 28.7 years and median household income of $62,164.

Santa Cruz, CA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

In 2022 the Santa Cruz, CA commercial real estate market totaled 569,005 square feet of office spaces, 318,300 square feet of office spaces with retail, and 1,452,655 square feet of industrial space.

Office Spaces

Total: 569,005 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail
By square footage range:
50k to 100k SqFt 467,338 SqFt 82.13% of total office
100k to 500k SqFt 101,667 SqFt 17.87% of total office
By class:
Class A 116,937 SqFt 20.55% of total office
Class B 452,068 SqFt 79.45% of total office


Class A office space holds a 20.55% share of the overall Santa Cruz, CA office market, while Class B office assets make up approximately 79.45%.

Industrial

Total: 1,452,655 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF
By square footage range:
50k to 100k SqFt 266,511 SqFt 18.35% of total industrial
100k to 500k SqFt 1,186,144 SqFt 81.65% of total industrial
By class:
Class B 1,313,610 SqFt 90.43% of total industrial
There are 1,186,144 square feet of commercial real estate properties between 100k to 500k square feet, representing 81.65% of the Santa Cruz, CA industrial inventory.

Office Spaces with Retail

Total: 318,300 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF
By square footage range:
50k to 100k SqFt 60,507 SqFt 19.01% of total office with retail
100k to 500k SqFt 257,793 SqFt 80.99% of total office with retail

Santa Cruz, CA Currently Available Listings & Spaces

Number of Available Listings
City Property Type Count of listings Total SF
Santa Cruz, CA Office 22 104,497
Santa Cruz, CA Retail 12 32,959
Santa Cruz, CA Industrial 5 63,424
Santa Cruz, CA Other 41 200,880
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Current local active listing encompass 401,760 square feet of commercial space for lease in Santa Cruz. There are 22 active office listings, which amount to 104,497 square feet and account for 27% of commercial spaces on the market. Local retail availability includes 32,959 square feet across 12 listings. Current industrial offerings on the market amount to 63,424 square feet across a total of 5.

Employment in Santa Cruz, CA

Employed Population 34,483

Employed population - Industry % Distribution

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

48%

Service occupations

22%

Sales and office occupations

17%

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

6%

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

6%

In 2020, roughly 48% of a total of 34,483 employed in Santa Cruz worked in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, followed by 22% in Service occupations and 17% in Sales and office occupations.

Income per capita $42,348  Median household income $90,855

Household income

37%

Under $50k

17%

$50k - $100k

30%

$100k - $200k

16%

Over $200k

The median household income in Santa Cruz stands at $90,855, with per capita income at $42,348. Households earning between $50k and $100k represent 17% of the total, while those earning over $200k make up 16%. Approximately 37% of Santa Cruz households earn less than $50k per year.

Commuting in Santa Cruz, CA

Mean travel time to work 22 minutes

Means of transportation to work

60.80%

Driving alone

5.90%

Carpool

7.70%

Public transit

4.60%

Bicycle

14.50%

Walking

1.90%

Other

4.50%

Work at Home

*Universe: Workers 16 and over

The mean travel time to work in Santa Cruz in 2020 was 22 minutes. Around 60.80% of workers commute by Driving alone, 14.50% Walking and 7.70% by Public transit.

Education in Santa Cruz, CA

High school grad or higher 95%

Bachelor's degree or higher 55%

Population by minimum level of education

5%

No degree

13%

High school

27%

Some College

29%

Bachelor's

26%

Post-grad

*Universe: Workers 25 and over

An estimated 95% of Santa Cruz residents aged 25 or over hold a high school degree or higher. Of those, 13% are high school graduates, 27% attended some college, 29% earned a bachelor's degree, with an additional 26% holding post-graduate degrees.

Santa Cruz, CA Demographics

As of 2020, Santa Cruz had a total population of 64,605, with a median age of 26.70 years. Roughly 78.60% of the total population was between the ages of 16 and 64 years old.