Homes for Sale in Downtown San Diego

Search all Downtown San Diego properties for sale and real estate listings.Downtown San Diego the commercial core of one of the most dynamic and exciting cities in the nation. It also home to roughly 35,000 residents (and growing). Starting in the 1970s, Downtown San Diego slowly evolved from a domain of 9 to 5 office workers to one where thriving businesses are set among a backdrop of residential towers.

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Downtown San Diego Listings

Downtown San Diego Real Estate Market June 24, 2024
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About Downtown San Diego

Downtown is the vibrant commercial and entertainment hub of the San Diego that is home to thousands of residents. This is where you'll find powerhouse cultural institutions, amazing venues, and world-class shopping, all in an attractive urban setting. The downtown area contains a fascinating collection of neighborhoods, each with its own character and atmosphere.

Downtown San Diego Districts

  • Columbia is comprised mostly of commercial buildings but it also has a concentration of condominium towers that have exception views of the San Diego Bay.
  • Cortez Hill is San Diego’s oldest neighborhood, and the pleasant, tree-lined streets are where you’ll find some of the most beautiful Victorian houses in California.
  • East Village is a hip and thriving neighborhood that’s been transformed from an area of vacant lots and empty warehouses to a densely populated community.
  • Gaslamp Quarter is am historic district that’s full of atmosphere and gorgeous architecture, as well as some of the city’s best shopping and dining.
  • Little Italy feels more like a village, where locals mingle in cozy cafes and elegant wine bars.
  • Marina District is always lively with people moving through the neighborhood on their way to San Diego Bay, Padres baseball games, and San Diego's convention center.

Downtoan Area Activities

There's a seemingly infinite selection of shopping options throughout Downtown, with galleries, bookstores, boutiques, and more scattered throughout. There are also two open-air shopping malls - Horton Plaza and Seaport Village - each featuring boutique shopping and a variety of dining options. For chic boutiques, galleries, and cutting-edge bars and restaurants, locals head to the Gaslamp Quarter, while Little Italy is home to "Top Chef Alley," a collection of celebrity chef-owned restaurants located on Kettner Boulevard.

After dark, Downtown San Diego is transformed into an entertainment district that offers some of the best nightlife in the country. You’ll find elegant rooftop bars, exclusive nightclubs, and buzzing music venues throughout Downtown, and the action continues well into the wee hours.

Downtown San Diego is known for its cultural attractions and is home to a symphony, opera, and dozens of arts, music, and performing arts venues. Perhaps the best collection of cultural activities can be found at Balboa Park, which is a short trolley ride from central Downtown. This beautiful and historic park is the beating heart of the city and offers museums, gardens, and impressive architecture, as well as the world-famous San Diego Zoo. There's simply so much to see and do at Balboa Park, and it's easy to spend a day here. The park also hosts events and festivals throughout the year, bringing San Diegans together to celebrate their beloved city.

Other small neighborhood parks and green spaces are dotted throughout Downtown San Diego, each offering space to sit, relax, and admire the surroundings. Children's Park, with its water fountain, grassy areas, and shady trees, is among the most popular, as well as Gaslamp Quarter Park, Horton Plaza Park, and Pantoja Park.

Downtown San Diego Real Estate

Always get the newest Downtown San Diego properties; this page is updated with Downtown San Diego real estate listings several times per day from for the most extensive San Diego MLS.

Each listing includes photos, the price, year built, the size of the house (square feet), the size of the lot, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and other important information. You’ll also be able to check the number of days it has been on the market (DOM), the MLS number, and the listing status (active, under contract, or pending).

Review exterior features as well as the architectural style of residences. If any appliances or other personal property are included with the sale, those will also be noted. When available, Downtown San Diego neighborhood details will be included along with a map, local schools, and similar homes for sale within the Downtown San Diego zip code.

Downtown San Diego Realtors®

Buying or selling a home? If you're looking to buy a home, contact our Downtown San Diego real estate agents; we're the LOCAL experts and can answer all of your home buying and Downtown San Diego neighborhood questions.

If you're thinking of selling your home in the Downtown San Diego area, our listing agents can provide dates and prices of recently sold homes nearby, up-to-date Downtown San Diego real estate market information, and previous sales history.