Sorrento Valley is best known as one of San Diego’s premier business centers. Qualcomm, one of your largest employers is housed here, along with any other commercial entities.
Sorrento Valley is an industrial area, with an emphasis on scientific research, biotechnology, and light manufacturing uses. Its development as a center of research and biotechnology was made possible by its proximity to the University of California, San Diego. It is part of the city’s Torrey Pines planning area.
Sorrento Valley real estate is limited to just a few options.The most popular town home complex in this community is ‘Wateridge.’ Built in 1999, it offers 2 and 3 bedroom town homes primarily in the $389K -$499K price range.
‘Pacific Ridge’ offers 600 single family homes that are perfect for families, ranging from 2,500 – 3,000 sq ft., most on spacious lots. These homes typically sell in the $700K+ range.
There are three new home communities in Sorrento Valley that were developed by Pardee Homes: Sorrento Terrace, Sorrento Heights, and Sorrento Prestige Collection. Sorrento Terrace is a town home complex while the other two are communities of large homes with many green features.
Also of note is an elegant new community of luxury homes known as ‘Shaw Lopez Park.’ These homes are approximately 4,000 sq ft and are priced at approximately $2.9 million.