Sorrento Valley Homes for Sale
Living in the community of Sorrento Valley is a very convenient and practical choice, as it is centrally located near the main San Diego business district and San Diego Airport. Sorrento Valley is west of Del Mar on the coast and east of its inland neighbor, Mira Mesa.
Many companies call Sorrento Valley home including Qualcomm, Chicken of the Sea, Websense, and TelCentris, Inc. Various other high tech and IT companies including Texas Instruments, Pfizer, Sony Online Entertainment, and Quintiles have major operations here, including offices, warehouses, distribution facilities, factories and other buildings. Sorrento Valley is San Diego’s Tech Center and San Diego County’s largest supplier of employment, as these companies employ and house many of their employees in the area. In addition, many residents work in San Diego’s downtown business district or go to Webster University’s San Diego Metropolitan Campus, which is a part of Sorrento Valley.
Sorrento Valley is also a convenient location for beach-goers, as the beach is just a short distance away. Torrey Pines State Reserve and the Torrey Pines and Del Mar Beach are all easily accessible from this area. Nearby shopping opportunities for residents include Westfield University Town Centre, a major shopping mall, and the smaller centers of Costa Verde Shopping Center and Renaissance Towne Center.
South of Sorrento Valley lies the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station, which houses the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Aircraft Group 46, and Combat Logistics Company 11. This base is on 23,116 acres and in split into two parts: an undeveloped east portion used for training, and a developed western portion which provides primary base and airfield services. As the military base is nearby, many Sorrento Valley residents have some involvement on base.