San Diego Property Management 92116 – Kensington, Normal Heights and University Heights

Fjellestad, Barrett & Short (FBS) is the San Diego property management company of choice for residential properties, rental homes, condos, townhomes and apartments for rent in University Heights, Normal Heights, and Kensington (92116). FBS fills more residential vacancies, collects more rent and supervises more property maintenance in 92116 than other San Diego property management companies.
Fjellestad, Barrett & Short (FBS) established its complete property management and advisory services in 1972 and has been operating rental properties throughout San Diego for independent rental owners in an exemplary manner that recognizes renters as their preferred customers as well.

The San Diego Better Business Bureau recognizes Fjellestad, Barrett & Short (FBS) as an accredited local business and has awarded FBS an A+ rating. Read a BBB reliability report on Fjellestad. Whether you are an independent rental owner needing property management in San Diego, CA 92116, a renter looking for the best rental housing alternatives within 92116 -University Heights, Normal Heights, and Kensington; there is one property manager that stands out – Fjellestad, Barrett & Short (FBS).

The ZIP code 92116 is composed of several well known San Diego communities overlooking Mission Valley to the north and El Cajon Boulevard to the south. It is adjacent to 92103 and generally west of 92115. Most of this ZIP code was built out in the earlier part of the 20th century and enjoys a higher population density than most San Diego communities. The neighborhoods in 92116 include – University Heights, Normal Heights and Kensington. The area is characterized by walkable neighborhoods with Adams Avenue being a pedestrian magnet due to cafes, restaurants, night clubs, boutiques, antique shops, book stores and artist studios. These neighborhoods are also known for their diversity and tolerance. Some of the demographic highlights of 92116 include: a young (34 median age), mostly single and evenly gender split population currently at 33,000 (68% renters). 92116 is home to a wide variety of residents who enjoy the area for its convenient location, strong sense of community, along with its unique combination of history, architecture, theatre, music, art, and great food.

University Heights is a neighborhood centered around Park Boulevard and Adams Avenue where live entertainment can be found most nights. Trolley Barn Park on Adams Avenue, just east of Park Boulevard, is popular with young families and hosts free concerts on Friday evenings during the summer. This park was the site of the “trolley barn” where trolley cars went for repairs and down time until the system was replaced by busses in the 1950s. The name “University” derives from a 1880s plan to build a university in the area, to be located on a tract of land later used for The State Normal School (predecessor to San Diego State College which has become SDSU). The headquarters of San Diego Unified School district currently occupies the original site.

Normal Heights is host to three important neighborhood events: The Adams Avenue Roots Festival, The Adams Avenue Street Fair, and Art Around Adams. The Adams Avenue Roots Festival is typically held the last weekend in April, featuring American, Latin, British, and various other European folk styles played live for free. The Adams Avenue Street Fair, Southern California’s largest free music festival, is typically held the last weekend in September. Art Around Adams is a local community art event where unique and talented artists showcase their work inside and outside interesting little businesses and spaces along Adams Avenue. The stretch between Texas Street on the west and Ohio Street on the east is sometimes referred to as Antique Row.

Kensington has kept its “small town” feel with community traditions that include neighborhood-wide parties. Celebrations such as The Memorial Day Parade and the Fourth Of July Block Party/ Street Basketball Tournament are a few of the favorites. The residential area has an impressive collection of Spanish Revival style homes; a popular style in San Diego during the late 1920s when much of Kensington was built out.

Main thoroughfares within 92116 are extremely busy and allow easy accessibility to I-8, I-805 and I-15. Local and regional public transportation is readily provided throughout 92116.

Rental options abound in 92116 including: older rental properties (studios, cottages, and small courtyards), mid-size apartment communities, individual condos and single homes.

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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