Neighborhood Highlight- Santee

May 8, 2013by melissad

San Diego Property Management – 92071 and 92072- Santee

These ZIP codes encompass the municipality of Santee and some adjoining neighborhoods. An aerial view shows the centrality of this valley with Scripps Ranch and Poway to the north; Tierrasanta and Mission Trails Regional Park to the west; El Cajon to the south; and Lakeside to the east. Santee’s evolution from being a small, back country village in the late nineteenth century to becoming a modern city is a fascinating and colorful story. From the community’s original founders to those who led the incorporation drive toward it becoming a city almost a century later, Santee’s history is filled with people who shared a vision of this community becoming somewhere extraordinary.

This same enthusiasm has continued today including the milestone of the identification of this area as the Santee Redevelopment Area in 1981. This and subsequent events have turned this 1767 acres into one the fastest growing, diverse and well planned hubs in the region.

Today Santee is steadily becoming the center in San Diego East County for residents, employers and retailers. Much of this current pattern is due to the growing accessibility to the entire San Diego region via the 3 freeways that now transverse the valley (SR-67; SR-52; and SR-125). In addition, the Santee Transit Center serves city-wide bus transit and links to the Mission Valley East (Green Line) providing trolley service to SDSU, Allied Gardens, Qualcomm Stadium, Mission Valley and Old Town. Alternative local access is provided to the Orange Line. Currently 91971 has a population of 54000 (29% renters) and 92072 has an additional 22,000 (25% renters). There are 1660 local businesses employing over 15,000. River View is a 1.9 million SF master planned, 104 acre, mixed-use campus designed for technology, R&D, and professional offices.

Santee has more than 100 national retailers located in 10 local shopping centers. All the box stores are represented including: Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, Home Depot, Lowes and two Walgreens featuring drive-thru pharmacies. City Aquatics Center and YMCA facility are the start of Town Center (a master planned, 55-acre family recreation playground). Santee Lakes Recreational Preserve has been voted one of the best campgrounds in San Diego County featuring 190 acres of picnicking, hiking, boating, fishing and camping with 300 full hook-up campsites and a 130 space RV site.

Rental options in Santee and Lakeside include older rental properties (duplexes to fourplexes), mobile homes, newer mid-size apartment communities, and an increasing number of individual condos, townhomes and single homes to rent.

Promote housing opportunities for all persons regardless of race, religion, sex, marital status, ancestry, national origin, color, familial status, or disability (Government Code Section 65583(c)(5)).

San Diego Metro Office
6398 Del Cerro Blvd., Ste 8.
San Diego, CA 92120
(619) 286-7600

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