Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - Central San Diego

If you sit on the left side of a plane making an approach into San Diego's Lindbergh Field, you can't miss the towering construction cranes downtown. Most of them are doing the heavy lifting for a building that will house dozens, if not hundreds, of condos or apartments.

And soon, downtown's skyline will be decorated with yet another crane -- one that many prominent locals will be pretty happy to see.

  • Spotlight on Downtown

    Downtown San Diego has seen revitalization unlike any other region in the county. There are more than 100 projects in some phase of development among the eight neighborhoods that make up downtown - about 65 of which are residential or mixed use, and the rest commercial.

  • Spotlight on UTC

    Tucked within the Golden Triangle and bordering La Jolla is UTC, a mostly condominium and tall office building area within the city of San Diego.

  • Spotlight on La Jolla

    Since its earliest days, La Jolla has always seemed to attract an "A list" type of crowd - whether they come to visit, stay to raise a family or operate a business.

  • Cranes symbol of good things to come in downtown

    If you sit on the left side of a plane making an approach into San Diego's Lindbergh Field, you can't miss the towering construction cranes downtown.Most of them are doing the heavy lifting for a building that will house dozens, if not hundreds, of condos or apartments.

General Videos

Comic-Con 2010: 'Kingdom of Loathing'

July 22, 2010 -- Erin Stack, "office guru" for Asymmetric Publications, talks about "Kingdom of Loathing" and the conference's potential change of venue.

Companion Reports

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - East County

With housing and property prices in coastal San Diego still in the stratosphere, growth in the East County has picked up a lot of buyers looking for a piece of the ownership dream at a lower price.

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - North County

North County has been experiencing a growth spurt for more than a decade. The area boasts seven of the 10 fastest growing cities in San Diego County -- Carlsbad, Encinitas, Escondido, Oceanside, Poway, San Marcos and Vista -- and 41 percent of new home sales in the county.

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - South County

Like the wallflowers transformed into beauties on TV reality shows, South County is undergoing its own "extreme makeover."

Archived Reports

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - Business, Consumer Services

Many of the future challenges the health care, insurance, accounting and retail industries will face in 2008 have been ongoing business trends from years past. See how the Top Influentials in the Business and Consumer Services area successfully face these challenges.

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - East County

With housing and property prices in coastal San Diego still in the stratosphere, growth in the East County has picked up a lot of buyers looking for a piece of the ownership dream at a lower price.

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - North County

North County has been experiencing a growth spurt for more than a decade. The area boasts seven of the 10 fastest growing cities in San Diego County -- Carlsbad, Encinitas, Escondido, Oceanside, Poway, San Marcos and Vista -- and 41 percent of new home sales in the county.

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - Riverside

Riverside County formed in 1893 and is the fourth largest county in the state, comprised of more than 7,200 square miles of river valleys, deserts, mountains, foothills and plains. The county was first known for its agriculture - primarily the citrus industry -- but commerce, construction, manufacturing, transportation and tourism are now considered major contributors to the county's economic base.

Top Influentials - SourceBook 2008 - South County

Like the wallflowers transformed into beauties on TV reality shows, South County is undergoing its own "extreme makeover."