The neighborhood of Kearny Mesa San Diego is located upon the former site of a military base that shut down after the close of World War II. The city planned to turn the land into an airport but airspace conflicts made this impossible, so it was instead developed as a commercial and industrial area. In addition to its aerospace and technology companies, the area is also known for its many Asian businesses and restaurants as well as its proximity to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Kearny Mesa San Diego has an urban feel yet has an easy going vibe.
The average cost to rent studio apartments in Kearny Mesa is $1,275. The going monthly rate for one bedroom apartments averages around $1,650, while two bedroom Kearny Mesa apartments average at $1,975. The majority of apartments in Kearny Mesa San Diego offer amenities such as in-unit washer and dryer connections; secured access; covered parking; on-site fitness center and swimming pool; and on-site maintenance staff.
If you're looking for something fun to do after work, the beach is only a short drive away. You can also visit one of the many shops located in Kearny Mesa San Diego. For entertainment, make a visit to Seaport Village and enjoy some of the free live performances or just relax and watch all the people passing by. Get a spectacular view of the sunset at La Jolla Cove. Bring out of town guests or take the kids to the free organ concerts at 2:00 pm on Sundays at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in nearby Balboa Park. On the first Wednesday of each month, visit the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center at Balboa Park, where the San Diego Astronomy Association puts up large telescopes and offers guidance on locating constellations and planets in the sky.
The majority of apartments in Kearny Mesa are friendly to pet owners. You may need to pay a small pet deposit upon signing your lease or a monthly pet rent at some of the complexes. To help keep your pet healthy, you'll want to have the contact information for a local veterinary hospital or veterinarian such as Kearny Mesa Veterinary Center or VCA Animal Specialty Group on hand. Keep your dog or cat looking spiffy with regular visits to a local groomer, including Best Friends Pet Care or Spawtlight Dog Salon and Spa.
The average commute time for residents in the area is 20 minutes, which is lower than other nearby suburbs and parts of San Diego. There isn't any nearby public transportation, but around 10% of residents carpool to work. Another 5% work from home, and only 1% walk or bike to work.
Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are served by the San Diego Unified public school district and attend nearby schools such as Lafayette Elementary School or Serra High School. Nearby private schools include Reformation Lutheran School and Maria Montessori Elementary School.