San Diego

San Diego’s unique combination of urban living and the Pacific Ocean is calling.  

Explore Downtown

You never forget what it feels like to fly into San Diego. As your plane makes its final approach, the Pacific Ocean glistens and you feel like you’re landing among the city itself. This is just the first of many ways Downtown is ready to welcome you home. 

Downtown San Diego has the kind of amenities, walkability, proximity to the waterfront, and endless entertainment opportunities to fulfill your dreams of a true live, work, play lifestyle with our unique southern California vibe. 

Find out more about how we’re creating the future in Downtown.  

Downtown San Diego At A Glance




Arts & Culture Organizations


Public Parks


Sq. Ft. Office Available


Parking Spaces



of residents love Downtown’s walkability


are 25- to 34-year-olds


have a bachelor’s degree or higher


average household earnings


work in Management, Business, Science or the Arts


would prefer to work Downtown

A Place to Call Home

Downtown’s neighborhoods are as unique as its community with the kind of amenities, housing, and entertainment you’re dreaming of. Whether you’re looking for hip bars, new gyms, coffee shops, breweries, sporting events or the arts, Downtown San Diego is ready to welcome you to your new live, work, play lifestyle. 

Seven Unique Neighborhoods

City Center 
the heart of civic pride 
the urban suburb on a hill
East Village
where art, design, and innovation meet
Gaslamp Quarter
equal parts history and entertainment district
Little Italy
a hip neighborhood grown from
Italian roots 
Downtown’s front porch 
Columbia District 
urban living at the waterfront’s edge 

Discover Downtown’s Hidden Gems

Want to get your steps in while learning more about our Downtown neighborhoods? Enjoy one of our custom walking tours that cover architecture, neighborhood history, public art, and more as part of our Downtown-wide beautification efforts.

Room for Your Business and Family to Grow

Downtown is the launch point for your business’s success; with every resource you could want – including your team, travel, fellow industry and future employees – all within reach. Learn more with a tour of our Downtown Innovation Center