Gateway Chula Vista, EastLake and Otay Ranch, state Route 125 expansion -- just a few of the many recent projects that have helped transform South County into a destination for businesses and new residents within a matter of years.

  • Southern waterfront area includes diverse plans

    Two South County cities have crafted different plans for their neighboring waterfronts. National City has made a firm commitment to the working waterfront, whereas Chula Vista has created a master plan for a world-class bayfront.

  • Freeway extensions vital to growing area of South County

    Progress is being made on important freeway extensions that will ease traffic congestion and make the eastern portion of South County more accessible to residents and commuters.

  • South County focuses on green building

    Chula Vista continues to lead South County -- and in some regards San Diego County -- in all things green, area officials say.

  • SANDAG targets Chula Vista for low-income housing

    Chula Vista's size and rapid growth rate have driven the need for low-income housing in the South County city. Meanwhile, new construction of affordable housing in Imperial Beach, National City and Coronado has been comparatively low.

  • County trails program boosts southern recreation

    Within 10 years, the unincorporated areas of San Diego County will boast 600 miles of official trails thanks to the Community Trails Master Plan, an ambitious, long-term project that will link 600 miles of trails among the 18 participating communities.

  • Property near Otay Ranch to become shopping center

    Escrow has closed on an 86-acre piece of property within the Otay Ranch area of Chula Vista. The land was sold to General Growth Properties Inc., of Chicago and will be developed into an 867,000-acre shopping center.

Containing Report

Soaring Dimensions 2005

The Daily Transcript presents its annual edition of Soaring Dimensions, featuring in-depth coverage of the county's real estate and construction developments. Organized by region, this special report takes a closer look at local expansion and renovation projects, as well as ongoing and new plans.

Companion Reports

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - Central

Whether it's commercial or residential development, Central San Diego continues its growth spurt. Read all about it in the 24th annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - East County

Find out the latest real estate and construction developments in East County in the 24th annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - North County

North County San Diego continues to be a hotspot for growth and redevelopment. Find out why in the 24th annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - Southwest California

San Diego's neighbor to the north, southwest Riverside, has grown at a remarkable pace over the last few years due to affordable housing prices at all levels, its proximity to Interstate 15, plenty of recreation and retail to suit almost any desire or need.

Archived Reports

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - Central

Whether it's commercial or residential development, Central San Diego continues its growth spurt. Read all about it in the 24th annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - East County

Find out the latest real estate and construction developments in East County in the 24th annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - North County

North County San Diego continues to be a hotspot for growth and redevelopment. Find out why in the 24th annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - Southwest California

San Diego's neighbor to the north, southwest Riverside, has grown at a remarkable pace over the last few years due to affordable housing prices at all levels, its proximity to Interstate 15, plenty of recreation and retail to suit almost any desire or need.

Soaring Dimensions 2005

The Daily Transcript presents its annual edition of Soaring Dimensions, featuring in-depth coverage of the county's real estate and construction developments. Organized by region, this special report takes a closer look at local expansion and renovation projects, as well as ongoing and new plans.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - 2004

The Daily Transcript presents its annual edition of Soaring Dimensions, featuring in-depth coverage of the county?s real estate and construction developments. Organized by region, this special report takes a closer look at local expansion and renovation projects, as well as ongoing and new plans.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - 2004 -- Central San Diego

Whether it's commercial or residential development, Central San Diego continues its growth spurt. Read all about it in the 23rd annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - 2004 -- East County

Find out the latest real estate and construction developments in East County in the 23rd annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - 2004 -- North County

North County San Diego continues to be a hotspot for growth and redevelopment. Find out why in the 23rd annual edition of Soaring Dimensions.

Soaring Dimensions 2005 - 2004 -- South County

Gateway Chula Vista, EastLake and Otay Ranch, state Route 125 expansion -- just a few of the many recent projects that have helped transform South County into a destination for businesses and new residents within a matter of years.