Sorrento Valley, San Diego
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Sorrento Valley is a neighborhood of San Diego, California. It is located about 15 mi (24 km) north of Downtown San Diego and its main airport, Lindbergh Field. It is roughly bounded by Interstate 5 to the west, Camino Santa Fe to the east, the Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve to the north and Miramar Road to the south.
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. Sorrento Valley is known as a center for high tech, biotech and scientific research, aided by its close proximity to the University of California, San Diego. It is part of the city's Mira Mesa, Torrey Pines, and University community planning areas.
Sorrento Valley is home to many high tech, biotech, and IT companies. Notable companies in the neighborhood include, Qualcomm, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Optimer Pharmaceuticals, ACTIVE Network, Websense, and Einstein Medical.
The community has a median income of approximately $102,391/year.
Sorrento Valley is located between the I-5 and I-805 freeways just below where they merge and/or split. Additionally, Sorrento Valley has a Coaster station called Sorrento Valley (NCTD station), with train links to Oceanside and Downtown San Diego.
Major company headquarters
- Qualcomm corporate headquarters
- Chicken of the Sea corporate headquarters
- Websense corporate headquarters
- Accelrys US corporate headquarters
- Arena Pharmaceuticals corporate headquarters
- Webster University San Diego Metropolitan Campus