While originally envisioned and zoned for industrial use, Sorrento Valley is now home to over 5,000 residents spread across three major single family home and condominium developments. It is is known as a center for high tech, biotech and scientific research because of its close proximity to UCSD. It is part of the city’s Mira Mesa, Torrey Pines, and University community planning areas.
Sorrento Valley is Good for Business
Notable companies in the neighborhood include, Qualcomm, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Verizon, Google Inc., Texas Instruments, Optimer Pharmaceuticals, The ACTIVE Network, Forcepoint (formerly Websense), Einstein Medical, Hologic, Dexcom, NuVasive, T-Mobile, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and Scripps Clinic.
Karl Strauss Brewery
Karl Strauss Brewery, located in Sorrento Mesa, is the oldest surviving brewery in San Diego County, having been founded in 1989. It is credited with launching the county’s rise to prominence in the craft brewing industry. In 2016, Karl Strauss was declared the Mid-Size Brewery of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival. Karl Strauss is a great place for a relaxing lunch or dinner, or even large parties.
The West edge of Sorrento Valley contains the I-5 and I-805 freeways merge and/or split. The Sorrento Valley train station is a stop for the Coaster commuter and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner rail lines, which provide train links to Oceanside and Downtown San Diego.