In a 2003 report, the San Diego Association of Governments forecasted a growth of 1 million people over the next 20 years in the South County region alone. Find out why South County is surging and learn about residential, commercial and economic developments, as well as new opportunities and growth areas.
With South County in the midst of an economic development renaissance, elected officials representing this vibrant region were asked to articulate their vision of what would be considered South County's greatest achievement or milestones 20 years from today. Here's what they had to say:
Everything from single-family homes to luxury estates to high-rise condominiums are in the advanced planning stages in South County as developers flock to communities there undergoing an economic development renaissance.
South County's economic future will be shaped in large part by the growing Hispanic population and the influx of other segments putting down roots, according to local demographic experts and economists.
If South County is to sustain its surge in economic development, higher education must be a major part of the strategy, according to officials at Southwestern College.
Commercial development in South County is picking up momentum, fueled by city and county governments intent on creating a new era of economic prosperity for the region.